Kelvin Herrera

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Alex Reimer
January 07, 2019 - 3:07 pm
Another potential Red Sox bullpen target is off the board. The White Sox signed reliever Kelvin Herrera Tuesday to a two-year deal worth $18 million, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan . Closer Craig Kimbrel remains on the market. The Red Sox were tied to Herrera last season and had a deal for him at...
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John Tomase
December 14, 2018 - 12:25 pm
Joe Kelly is gone, taking his weird mustache and his Jim Buchanan getup and his penchant for postseason dominance to the Dodgers for $25 million. That leaves the Red Sox with a need for another late-inning arm, preferably one with some closing experience, since they're unlikely to retain close...
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Rob Bradford
December 03, 2018 - 3:01 pm
On the surface, it seems like an easy equation. The Red Sox need a closer and that is exactly what Kelvin Herrera represents when healthy. Add in the fact that Dave Dombrowski tried trading for the 28-year-old at the non-waiver trade deadline and there would seem to be plenty of smoke and fire. But...
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John Tomase
September 02, 2018 - 12:58 pm
The Red Sox entered the trade deadline with one glaring need: bullpen. They failed to address it, instead seeking upgrades on the bench (Steve Pearce), at second base (Ian Kinsler), and in the rotation (Nathan Eovaldi). It's fair to say that trio has represented a net positive, even with Eovaldi...
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Kelvin Herrera
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John Tomase
July 31, 2018 - 5:15 pm
Dave Dombrowsk told reporters after Tuesday afternoon's trade deadline that he nearly completed a deal for a reliever on Monday night. According to WEEI.com's Rob Bradford, that pitcher was Washington's Kelvin Herrera. The former Royals closer, who won a World Series as a setup man with a...
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Alex Reimer
July 31, 2018 - 11:37 am
It appears as if the Red Sox are still looking for upgrades in the hours leading up to the MLB trade deadline Tuesday. After acquiring second baseman Ian Kinsler from the Angels Monday, the Sox put in a call to the Nationals about reliever Kelvin Herrera, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney . The Sox...
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