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  1. Thornburg shakes off shaky appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Boston Red Sox

    ... the Brewers in the regular season. No matter what he does in the Grapefruit League, Thornburg should serve as Craig Kimbrel 's primary setup man starting on April 3. "Yeah, it's definitely easier. When you're competing for a spot and you have a bad ...


  2. We now know when Chris Sale, Eduardo Rodriguez will make their first spring training startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sports Media 101

    ... - join the discussion and drop a comment. If it's about the Red Sox, it's on Red Sox 101. FORT MYERS, Fla. a?? Craig Kimbrel and Eduardo Rodriguez each pitched their first live batting practices of spring training Saturday morning. But it was the ...


  3. Sale to make spring training debut March 6Read the original story

    Saturday | Sports Media 101

    ... the discussion and drop a comment. If it's about the Patriots, it's on Patriots 101. FORT MYERS, Fla. A ?? Craig Kimbrel and Eduardo Rodriguez each pitched their first live batting practices of spring training Saturday morning. But it was the other ...


  4. Red Sox reliever Tyler Thornburg will have the chance to shineRead the original story

    Friday | BoSox Injection

    ... Thornburg in some pretty big situations. It appears that the righty hurler will be the set-up man for closer Craig Kimbrel with Koji Uehara leaving in free agency. John Farrell addressed the departure of Koji at Spring Training and added an ...


  5. Red Sox: Can Matt Barnes be the next Dellin Betances?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 |

    ... After vacillating between grips, Barnes stuck with a spike grip on his curveball, similar to both Betances and Craig Kimbrel. Over the final month of the season, Barnes didn't allow an extra-base hit off his curve, with almost all balls in play off ...


  6. Red Sox Predictions: 2017 will be the year of Joe KellyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | BoSox Injection

    ... like a broken record: Joe Kelly will put it all together and figure it out. To make a 2013 comparison: If Craig Kimbrel is the Koji Uehara and Tyler Thornburg is the Craig Breslow , then Kelly is the Junichi Tazawa . The days of role uncertainty are ...


  7. Farrell: Sox to delay Big 3's Grapefruit debutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Boston Red Sox

    ... on Friday at JetBlue Park against the Mets. First pitch against the Mets is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. ET. Closer Craig Kimbrel and lefty starter Eduardo Rodriguez are two other pitchers taking it at a slower pace this spring. Farrell said they will ...


  8. Red Sox: 5 sleepers to watch for on the 2017 rosterRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | BoSox Injection

    ... who we at BSI think will be left out. The bullpen has some more room for fluidity, but Tyler Thornburg and Craig Kimbrel are locks to hold down the eighth and ninth innings. So, what makes a sleeper? These are the players that have the highest ...


  9. 2017 MLB Playoff Chances for Every Team at the Start of Spring TrainingRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | BleacherReport

    The Boston Red Sox will have to deal with the loss of David Ortiz, but they have also added more talent than any other team in the AL East with Chris Sale joining a stacked starting rotation and Tyler Thornburg now manning the eighth inning ahead of closer Craig Kimbrel. With six legitimate MLB-caliber starters and an offense that should again be among the most potent in baseball even without Big Papi anchoring the lineup, the Red Sox look like as safe a bet to be suiting up in October as any team in the American League.


  10. Drellich: Little room for error in Red Sox spring training for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Boston Herald

    ... Red Sox isn't so clear. If the team lets minor league options dictate the bullpen, the seven spots appear set. Craig Kimbrel, Tyler Thornburg, Joe Kelly and Robbie Ross Jr. are there if healthy. Matt Barnes was important enough last season that, ...


  11. Red Sox: Pablo Sandoval among five worst contracts in baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | BoSox Injection

    ... we can now look at his $20 million salary this year as a relative bargain. Dustin Pedroia ($15 million), Craig Kimbrel ($13 million) and Chris Sale ($12 million) round out the rest of the eight-figure salaries for 2017. Each of them has at least a ...


  12. Sox pitcher Kelly keeps it simpleRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 |

    ... is fastball for 90-plus pitches. He's a two- or three-pitch reliever, something of a secret weapon in front of Craig Kimbrel in the Red Sox bullpen.


  13. Red Sox promotions, giveaways at Fenway Park during 2017 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | BoSox Injection

    ... releasing a Wally Toothbrush Holder on Mother's Day (May 14th). And the season of bobbleheads continue, with a Craig Kimbrel one on the 24th against the Rangers. I would assume that he is in his traditional "eagle" stance on the mound for this ...


  14. Jon Couture: Three things that could go wrong for the Red Sox this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 |

    ... the Boston Herald's Michael Silverman ranked the positions within the AL East over the weekend, he declared Craig Kimbrel the worst closer. Immediate objection, but worth reflection. Zach Britton and Aroldis Chapman, back with the Yankees, were ...


  15. Gossage states case against modern closersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Major League Baseball

    ... closers to be pretty much perfect. Here are the save percentages for pitchers with 250 or more saves: 1. Craig Kimbrel , 91.1 percent 2. Joe Nathan , 89.1 percent 3. Mariano Rivera, 89.1 percent 4. Trevor Hoffman, 88.8 percent Craig Kimbrel strikes ...


  16. Ortiz missing from Red Sox roster for 1st time since 2002Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Post-Bulletin

    ... Dombrowski plucked lefty David Price off the free-agent list and added bullpen strength by acquiring closer Craig Kimbrel. The Red Sox captured the AL East title in 2016, but were swept in three games in the divisional round by the Cleveland ...


  17. Kimbrel hoping to make mechanical tweakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Boston Red Sox

    Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel is probably just a mechanical tweak or two away from regaining the dominance he has displayed for nearly his entire career. Even though Kimbrel was an All-Star in 2016, his first season with the Red Sox, he acknowledges he wasn't at his best, logging a career-worst ERA of 3.40.


  18. With Chris Sale in Red Sox rotation, bullpen should need to get one less out per gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Boston Herald

    ... positions, so it's a safe guess to think Thornburg will be the eighth-inning guy, bridging the gap to closer Craig Kimbrel. The seventh inning is where Smith could settle in nicely when he returns to form. After undergoing Tommy John surgery last ...


  19. Red Sox: Will Craig Kimbrel have a comeback year?Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | BoSox Injection

    After an inconsistent 2016 season, will Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel come back to be the dominant closer he once was? As winter is still in full swing, Red Sox Nation is beginning to feel spring coming as pitchers and catchers report in Fort Myers. And one those pitchers that reported to Spring Training is All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel .


  20. Old faces in new places: Chris Sale beefs up Boston Red Sox rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | UPI

    The baseball executive made some of the boldest moves in recent offseasons during his time in Detroit and Boston, and nothing changed this winter. The man who acquired Miguel Cabrera , Max Scherzer and Yoenis Cespedes for the Tigers and David Price and Craig Kimbrel in his first season with Boston in 2015 juiced up the Red Sox's pitching staff by adding another ace, Chris Sale, the most sought-after trade chip in the winter market.