Ryan Brasier

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Rob Bradford
March 10, 2019 - 11:21 pm
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Another day, more questions about the Red Sox bullpen. Alex Cora is putting a brave face on with about 2 1/2 weeks until Opening Day in Seattle, but there has to be some uneasiness when it comes to trying to have his relievers hit the ground running. Sunday offered little in...
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John Tomase
March 02, 2019 - 11:44 am
The Red Sox announced one-year deals with 17 players on Saturday, including postseason heroes Andrew Benintendi, Ryan Brasier, and Rafael Devers. With the agreements in place for these pre-arbitration players, all players on the big league roster are now under contract for 2019. Here's the full...
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Rob Bradford
February 21, 2019 - 9:30 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Ryan Brasier is back. The Red Sox reliever could be found in the JetBlue Park clubhouse getting ready for another spring training workout with the rest of his teammates after missing the previous two days due to a trip back up to Boston. Brasier isn't quite ready to re-start...
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Rob Bradford
February 20, 2019 - 1:49 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- At one point in his media briefing Wednesday Alex Cora offered a dose of reality when asked a roster construction question. "We're in the first week of spring training ...," said the Red Sox manager. Fair. But there can be moments, even this early in camp, where there is a...
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Rob Bradford
February 19, 2019 - 2:14 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The first sign of potential trouble came when Ryan Brasier had to postpone his scheduled appearance on the Mut & Callahan Show Tuesday morning. And then when the show participants -- Mike Mutnansky, Chris Curtis and John Tomase -- ran into the Red Sox reliever at the Fort...
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John Tomase
February 13, 2019 - 11:40 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Dave Dombrowski admits he's old-fashioned. He likes having a closer. Whether that man will be Craig Kimbrel or not remains to be seen. Dombrowski reiterated on Wednesday that he's happy with the internal options to replace Kimbrel, an All-Star closer who remains unsigned as...
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Rob Bradford
February 11, 2019 - 10:23 am
Could Ryan Brasier end up being the Red Sox' closer? Sure. He's done it in minor leagues and certainly offered the potential to fill the role last season. But when it comes to the righty reliever's true value, obsessing over the ninth inning might be a misstep. Bullpens need guys who don't mind...
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Rob Bradford
January 11, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Why not? That was the reaction Steve Peck had when word came down from the Red Sox' front office that a blast from the past was holding a workout about 25 minutes from the scout's Phoenix-area home. Peck remembered Ryan Brasier, although it had been a few years. "I remember getting the email and...
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Rob Bradford
November 01, 2018 - 4:06 pm
The Craig Kimbrel question isn't coming out of the blue. Kimbrel has always figured to be one of the tougher decisions when he hits the free agent market, which will be in the coming weeks. He's a closer who is likely in line to set a record for largest contract given to a player at his position,...
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Alex Reimer
October 17, 2018 - 12:23 pm
As the Red Sox marched towards their franchise-record 108 wins this season, attention kept shifting back towards Dave Dombrowski, who was being prematurely blamed for a playoff collapse well before the calendar flipped to October. The Red Sox led the league in runs scored and feature a starting...
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