Ryan Brasier

Chris Sale
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Nick Friar
August 17, 2019 - 5:46 pm
Prior to Saturday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, the Red Sox placed Chris Sale on the 10-day Injured List with left elbow inflammation. The move is retroactive to August 14 (Wednesday). Dave Dombrowski addressed the media after the team’s announcement and did not seem optimistic about the...
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Amin Touri
August 02, 2019 - 7:30 am
Continuing to try and work his way back to the big-league ballclub, Ryan Brasier threw a scoreless inning for Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday, his fourth scoreless inning in five appearances since being sent down upon the Red Sox ' acquisition of Andrew Cashner in July. Brasier has a 1.80 ERA in...
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Amin Touri
July 07, 2019 - 4:53 pm
In serious need of some consistency heading into the All-Star break, the Red Sox put together a nearly complete performance in a 6-3 win to sweep the Tigers on Sunday, with a lineup continuing to click, David Price throwing five strong innings and the bullpen falling one pitch short of closing it...
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Nick Friar
July 03, 2019 - 9:04 am
Ever since Andrew Miller lit the world on fire with his ridiculous run in the 2016 postseason, the baseball sabermetricians have been clamoring to eliminate the closer role. “Your best reliever should pitch in situations of the highest leverage.” “Why can’t your closer pitch in the eighth inning...
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Amin Touri
July 02, 2019 - 10:16 am
As the Red Sox bullpen continues to struggle through the middle part of the season, with back-to-back relief disasters against the Yankees in London over the weekend, Boston appears to be looking internally for help with NESN’s Tom Caron reporting that Nathan Eovaldi could be used as the closer...
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Amin Touri
June 22, 2019 - 9:06 pm
Through the first three weeks of June, the Red Sox bullpen had been very good. They were third in the majors for the month in WAR according to FanGraphs , they sported a combined 3.23 ERA was sixth and their 11.08 K/9 rate was the best in baseball. But the bullpen was also fourth in total innings...
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Rob Bradford
April 30, 2019 - 7:24 am
Alex Cora wasn't about to overreact, and he shouldn't have. The Red Sox won Monday night thanks in large part to a six-run third inning. In the big picture, it was a step the right direction, little more. "It’s just one game, you know," Cora said after the 9-4 win over the A's at Fenway Park. "I’m...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher Ryan Brasier
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Mike Cratty
April 08, 2019 - 3:56 pm
Ryan Brasier’s baseball career has been a crazy journey. This journey includes parts of 10 seasons in the minor leagues, a season in Japan, and time in Mexico. Originally drafted in the sixth round of the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft by the Los Angeles Angels, he didn’t see his first MLB action in LA...
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Rob Bradford
April 04, 2019 - 4:08 am
OAKLAND -- Matt Barnes had just finished what has become his daily postgame treadmill session, still donning a headband and a fair amount of sweat. This time, however, the media gathered around the reliever wasn't there to talk about closing out a game. This was simply about coming in. After...
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Alex Reimer
March 27, 2019 - 12:37 pm
Red Sox reliever Ryan Brasier decided to bring his kids along for the team’s World Series run last October. He got called into a court as a result. The right-hander revealed to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale he received a court summons in the mail from his hometown, Wichita Falls, Texas, asking to...
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