Koji Uehara

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Rob Bradford
May 20, 2019 - 8:39 am
The Koji Uehara run was something we shouldn't forget. Obviously reflecting on a relief pitcher's time in Boston three years after he left would seem a bit of a reach, but not Monday. This is the day Uehara has decided to retire from professional baseball and if anybody deserves some reflection it...
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Nick Friar
April 10, 2019 - 3:43 pm
Chris Sale’s disappointing outing on Tuesday overshadowed the fact Alex Cora brought Matt Barnes, the Red Sox semi-closer, semi-super reliever, in the ninth inning despite it being a non-save situation. Under his watch, the Blue Jays added to their 6-5 after Barnes drilled Billy McKinney and gave...
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Lucy Burdge
March 22, 2018 - 7:37 am
Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Philadelphia at Orlando, 7 p.m. (NBATV) NHL: Washington at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN) NHL: Vegas at San Jose, 10 p...
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Koji Uehara is 41 years old and posted a 3.45 ERA this season. (Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
October 11, 2016 - 1:25 pm
The Red Sox bullpen will likely look a lot different next year than it did in the ALDS. With a number of free agent relievers, the Red Sox have a number of decisions to make with certain players, including 41-year-old Koji Uehara. If the Red Sox are interested in him returning, he likely would have...
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David Ortiz
Ryan Hannable
September 15, 2016 - 1:17 pm
Given his age and the long season, David Ortiz has needed a few down days along the way this year. Going into Thursday, the designated hitter has missed 11 games in total this year, but hasn't started in a few more to later come in as a pinch-hitter. Ortiz didn't play (he pinch-hit once) in any of...
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Steven Wright
September 14, 2016 - 2:48 pm
Prior to Wednesday's matchup against the Orioles, Red Sox manager John Farrell discussed the future for a pair players trying to return from injury in Steven Wright and Andrew Benintendi. Wright was placed on the 15-day disabled list on August 14 (retroactive to August 8) with a shoulder strain...
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Koji Uehara
John Tomase
September 05, 2016 - 7:27 am
Some help could be on the way for the Red Sox bullpen. Reliever Koji Uehara, out since July 19 with a pectoral injury that threatened his season, was activated on Monday, when the Red Sox open a three-game series with the San Diego Padres, but won't be available until Tuesday. Uehara threw a...
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Koji Uehara
John Tomase
August 29, 2016 - 2:19 pm
Reinforcements could be arriving for the beleaguered Red Sox bullpen. Veteran Koji Uehara, whose season appeared in doubt following a pectoral injury on July 19, threw a 25-pitch bullpen on Monday and could activated as soon as the weekend, according to manager John Farrell. "He came out of today's...
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Sam Kennedy
August 24, 2016 - 10:09 am
Red Sox president Sam Kennedy called in to the Ordway, Merloni & Fauria show on Wednesday to discuss the solid play of the pitching staff and possible Fenway renovations. To hear the interview, go to the OM&F audio on demand page . The Red Sox now have a good problem on their hands, as they...
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Steven Wright
Rob Bradford
August 23, 2016 - 2:50 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The last we saw Steven Wright on the mound (and not the basepaths), he was pitching a complete-game shutout Aug. 5 against the Dodgers. The bad news for the knuckleballer is that he isn't expecting the feel of that outing at Dodger Stadium to carry over to his start Friday...
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