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  1. Without Mujica, Red Sox RP in flux

    AJ Mass

    Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald says the Boston Red Sox remain concerned about the health of pitcher Edward Mujica, who says he still feels "weird" after initially feeling a twinge in his right oblique while warming up in last Saturday's game....

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  2. Scouting report for World Series between St. Louis Cardinals and ...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron gives a detailed scouting report of the World Series, and explains why Allen Craig and Xander Bogaerts are the X factors.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013
  3. Closer Report: Mo's WHIP; Bailey's woes

    Eric Karabell

    One should never root for rain at a parade or for a speaker to flub a speech, but the fact is these things do occasionally happen. Good stories take turns in the other direction, whether we want them to or not. And so it is that we must deal with a b...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  4. Closer report: Bell gets saves for D-backs

    Eric Karabell

    Big league managers don't always make what others perceive as the best choices when deciding who should and who should not be the designated closer for their teams. In fact, one might argue, when faced with a less-than-obvious choice, they seem ...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  5. Heath Bell takes over as Arizona Diamondbacks closer with J.J. Pu...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the latest news on closers, including Heath Bell taking over in Arizona with J.J. Putz on the disabled list.

    Blog | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  6. Bullpen Report: Closers on new teams

    Eric Karabell

    The best relief pitchers in the Boston Red Sox bullpen in 2012 were, believe it or not, right-handers Scott Atchison and Junichi Tazawa. Actually, that dynamic duo led all Red Sox pitchers in wins above replacement, which is hard to believe -- and a ...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  7. Joel Hanrahan, Rafael Soriano set to take on similar roles as in ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his thoughts on a few closers (or ex-closers) who changed teams this offseason, such as Joel Hanrahan, Rafael Soriano and Ryan Madsen, and examines their current situations.

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2013
  8. MLB: 10 international prospects to watch

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus looks at MLB's expanding global reach, and provides a list of 10 top international prospects who hail from parts of the globe that haven't typically produced a lot of major league talent.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  9. Buster Olney: Jim Rice owes Derek Jeter an apology

    Buster Olney

    On a Saturday afternoon a few weeks ago, I happened across a YES Network broadcast of Yankee Ron Guidry's 18-strikeout game against the California Angels in 1978, and a few things jumped out at me, as if somebody had set off some cherry bombs in the ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 23, 2009
  10. Tazawa ready to be solid part of Red Sox rotation

    Keith Law

    Lost in the shuffle amid Kevin Youkilis' meltdown was a very promising debut start from Junichi Tazawa, who went five innings for the win against the Detroit Tigers. (He now has the tough-to-maintain decisions/games ratio of 1.) Tazawa was ner...

    Blog | August 12, 2009
  11. Keith Law: Impressive performances at this year's Futures Game

    Keith Law

    A rundown of the impressive performances in the World's 7-5 win over the U.S. team at this year's All-Star Futures Game.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2009
  12. Keith Law: Everything you need to know about the Futures Game par...

    Keith Law

    Boston's Casey Kelly, San Francisco's Madison Bumgarner and Atlanta's Jason Heyward are among the many intriguing prospects playing in Sunday's Futures Game in St. Louis.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2009
  13. Red Sox did well by signing Tazawa

    Keith Law

    Junichi Tazawa has now reportedly signed a term sheet with Boston, meaning that as long as he passes a physical he'll be a member of the Red Sox. Tazawa apparently turned down more money -- perhaps significantly more, depending on where Boston&#...

    Blog | December 01, 2008
  14. Braves make offer to Tazawa

    Notes from Day 2 at the GM meetings in Dana Point, Calif.: • Atlanta has made a formal offer to Junichi Tazawa but wouldn't confirm what the terms of the offer were. Tazawa's contract with his industrial league team requires him to p...

    Blog | November 05, 2008