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Juan Nieves
Ryan Hannable
May 07, 2015 - 8:37 am
After opening the season 13-15, with team ERA of 4.86, the second-worst in the majors and worst in the American League , the Red Sox announced Thursday they have dismissed pitching coach Juan Nieves. Nieves had great success with the team prior to this year. He joined the Red Sox organization as...
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Juan Nieves
Rob Bradford
April 10, 2015 - 7:32 am
NEW YORK -- It took just one start for the panic to set in at Wrigley Field. Jon Lester doesn't make pickoff throws! In fact, he has now gone 66 straight games without attempting a throw to first, with the last one coming all the way back on April 30, 2013. The reason for the sudden attention to...
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Mike Petraglia
May 02, 2014 - 8:24 pm
With every pitch, the confidence and strength seem to be building in Clay Buchholz . That positive trend continued Friday night at Fenway Park has he held one of the more efficient and effective lineups in the American League to a season-low one run over 6 1/3 innings, allowing Dustin Pedroia and...
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February 08, 2014 - 6:46 pm
Among the many offseason stops made by Red Sox pitching coach Juan Nieves as he checked on his pitchers throughout the country, there were particularly intriguing signs when he stopped at the University of Texas. Nieves caught up there with right-handers Brandon Workman and Clay Buchholz , where...
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February 07, 2014 - 11:49 am
Of the 11 pitchers who stepped on the mound for the Red Sox last October, 10 remain on the team's roster as it prepares for its title defense. Only left-handed reliever Franklin Morales , who tossed 1 1/3 innings in three postseason contests, is gone, having been dealt to the Rockies (along with...
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July 30, 2013 - 10:21 pm
The bases were loaded and Brandon Workman '€™s pitch count was rising, quickly, in the top of the sixth. He had just given up three consecutive singles to the meat of the Mariners lineup to put them within one swing of the bat of getting back in the game, pulling pitching coach Juan Nieves out of...
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July 11, 2013 - 10:36 am
Jarrod Saltalamacchia joined Mut & Merloni on Thursday afternoon, and the catcher discussed myriad Red Sox hurlers, both those doing well '€” namely Felix Doubront and John Lackey '€” and those not so hot, like Jon Lester . Saltalamacchia raved about Doubront, who he said has, in effect,...
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Rob Bradford
March 28, 2013 - 2:55 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. '€“ Just before the Red Sox game against the Twins Thursday night at JetBlue Park, pitching coach Juan Nieves spoke on the topic of Daniel Bard being sent to Double-A Portland: ON BARD'€™S OVERALL PROGRESS '€œI'€™ve seen tremendous improvement from him. Just first of all,...
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Rob Bradford
March 03, 2013 - 3:07 pm
Daniel Bard , who was originally scheduled to pitch Saturday, is slated to throw a simulated game at JetBlue Park on Monday. The reliever has been working with Red Sox pitching coach Juan Nieves on improving the direction of his stride when delivering the ball '€œA more controlled setting and to...
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November 29, 2012 - 5:24 am
In retrospect, the fact that Greg Colbrunn emerged as what Red Sox manager John Farrell referred to as the clear choice for his hitting coach should have come as no surprise. After all, Colbrunn spent the last six years working for the Yankees . Colbrunn spent 2007-12 on the staff of the Single-A...
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