Red Sox Bullpen

Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz (right) can't even watch as Evan Longoria rounds hte bases following his game-winning homer on Tuesday. (David Butler II/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
August 30, 2016 - 7:26 pm
This time, it was Clay Buchholz's turn. For months, the Red Sox have searched for a reliable arm to pitch the eighth inning and bridge the divide to closer Craig Kimbrel. And for months, applicants have failed. Koji Uehara got hurt. Junichi Tazawa flamed out. Brad Ziegler walked too many lefties...
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Jonathan Papelbon
John Tomase
August 19, 2016 - 7:13 am
The Red Sox had all the pieces in order for a rousing victory on Thursday afternoon in Detroit, but as has so often been the case over the last month, the bullpen wouldn't let it happen. Entrusted with a 3-1 lead in the eighth inning, right-hander Junichi Tazawa once again imploded, opening manager...
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Red Sox manager John Farrell argues with home plate upm Scott Barry on Thursday. (Rick Osentoski/(USA Today Sports)
August 18, 2016 - 12:33 pm
For an August 18th game against two non-division teams, so many question marks surrounded Thursday's matinee vs. the Tigers. How would the Red Sox perform on short rest? Why wouldn't the Tigers move the start time? Would Clay Buchholz implode again? It turns out we should've been asking a different...
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October 06, 2008 - 1:36 pm
Red Sox relievers absorbed seven innings of labor in the Game 3 marathon, while their Halos counterparts produced a colossal 22 outs. It seems safe to suggest that both bullpens will have that not-so-fresh feeling today. Sox manager Terry Francona said that he expects everyone in his bullpen to be...
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