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  1. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 4, Tigers 3

    Gordon Edes

    DETROIT -- An unspoken subtext of Mariano Rivera's farewell tour was wondering when we would see his likes again, especially in the postseason, when the Yankees' closer was the true Mr. October. Who could have imagined that a successor, at least f...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  2. Farrell: Rivera 'set the standard' for closers

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- A few notes prior to Sunday night's farewell to Mariano Rivera: * The Red Sox are urging fans to be in their seats by 7:30 for the pregame ceremony honoring the Yankees' closer. * Sox manager John Farrell, with all due respect, hopes...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  3. 10 Questions -- No. 8: Sox closer by Sept?

    Gordon Edes

    Part 8 of a 10-day series on Red Sox questions that will be answered during spring training. BOSTON -- It would have been a perfect storm for Jonathan Papelbon, to become a free agent just as Mariano Rivera's unparalleled career as Yankees closer ...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  4. Sox took unprecedented liberties with Rivera

    Gordon Edes

    CHICAGO -- Maybe this was widely reported at the time and my memory is doing a slow fade. But did you know that no one before Dave Roberts had ever stolen a base successfully against Yankees closer Mariano Rivera in the postseason? I was inspired ...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  5. Koji Uehara of Boston Red Sox unavailable Saturday vs. New York Y...

    Gordon Edes

    The Red Sox plan to hold off until they watch Koji Uehara long toss Sunday before deciding whether to send the 39-year-old closer back to Boston for additional testing on the stiffness he reported in the back of his right shoulder.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2014
  6. Bailey, Dice-K on rehab; Atchison setback

    Gordon Edes

    NEW YORK -- Torrential rains just arrived in the Bronx, where the start of Saturday afternoon's game between the Yankees and Red Sox already was in a delay. In the meantime, a few injury updates: --Closer Andrew Bailey is scheduled to throw in ...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  7. Aceves to open season as closer

    Gordon Edes

    DETROIT -- Alfredo Aceves, the former Yankee castoff who had a splendid bounce-back season in 2011 with the Red Sox, will open the season as the Sox closer, manager Bobby Valentine announced Wednesday. Aceves, who has four career saves, including ...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  8. Alfredo Aceves will close for Boston Red Sox with Andrew Bailey h...

    Gordon Edes

    Alfredo Aceves, the former Yankee castoff who had a bounce-back season in 2011 with the Red Sox, will open the season as Boston's closer, manager Bobby Valentine announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  9. Martinez gives umps benefit of doubt

    Gordon Edes

    NEW YORK -- Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon never got a call during Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Yankees, giving him an extra day to recover from what was hardly an easy save the night before. Papelbon was tested by Derek Jeter's 12-pitch at-bat, o...

    Blog | August 08, 2010
  10. Jonathan Papelbon feels bumps in road are behind him

    Gordon Edes

    Although he's not an All-Star, Jonathan Papelbon is pleased with where he is.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2010