Apr 12, 2014

Uehara complains of stiff shoulder

Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara missed a mound appearance against the New York Yankees Friday due to stiffness in his right shoulder, manager John Farrell revealed the same day. A decision on the next course of action will be made once his condition ...

Uehara, Tazawa visit White House as Obama honors BoSox

Apr 2, 2014

Uehara, Tazawa visit White House as Obama honors BoSox

Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara and relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa were honored with their 2013 World Series champion teammates in a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday. U.S. President Barack Obama delivered remarks from a South Lawn podium with members of the ...

Orioles edge Red Sox in season-opening pitching duel

Apr 1, 2014

Orioles edge Red Sox in season-opening pitching duel

Grady Sizemore will never forget his first opening day with the Boston Red Sox. His teammates, however, can’t wait to put the memory of the game behind them. The defending World Series champion Red Sox failed to capitalize on several scoring opportunities, and a ...

BoSox ready for Bogaerts

Feb 25, 2014

BoSox ready for Bogaerts

Just three weeks past his 21st birthday, Xander Bogaerts stood on baseball’s biggest stage for the first time and showed he belonged. He helped the Boston Red Sox win the World Series last year. Now he’s in spring training, still trying to prove he ...

Boston's Uehara, Tazawa visit Caroline Kennedy in Tokyo

Jan 21, 2014

Boston's Uehara, Tazawa visit Caroline Kennedy in Tokyo

Boston Red Sox pitchers Koji Uehara and Junichi Tazawa met Tuesday with U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy during a tour to share the 2013 World Series trophy with baseball fans in in the country. Earlier in the day, the two pitchers presented Prime ...

Reliever Tazawa avoids arbitration

Jan 18, 2014

Reliever Tazawa avoids arbitration

Reliever Junichi Tazawa avoided salary arbitration and reached an agreement with the Boston Red Sox on Friday. Tazawa, who emerged as a reliable setup man in the Red Sox’ bullpen and helped them win the World Series last season, will see his salary rise ...

Ellsbury debuts in Bronx

Dec 14, 2013

Ellsbury debuts in Bronx

Joe Girardi is happy to see Jacoby Ellsbury in Yankees pinstripes instead of the uniform of the rival Boston Red Sox. “You are going to make my job a lot easier,” the New York manager told his new outfielder. “You no longer are a ...

Ellsbury set to join Yankees

Dec 4, 2013

Ellsbury set to join Yankees

Free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, fresh off winning the World Series with Boston, reached agreement with the rival New York Yankees on a seven-year contract worth about $153 million, a person familiar with the negotiations said Tuesday night. Ellsbury is the second major free-agent ...

Uehara fans final batter as Red Sox win World Series

Oct 31, 2013

Uehara fans final batter as Red Sox win World Series

When the Boston Red Sox needed to close out the World Series, they turned to Koji Uehara. The 38-year-old right-hander pitched a perfect ninth inning to finish off a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 on Wednesday night and secure ...

Red Sox reach World Series

Oct 20, 2013

Red Sox reach World Series

Koji Uehara was named the MVP of the American League Championship Series after closing out Junichi Tazawa’s win as the Boston Red Sox advanced to the World Series with a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 6 on Saturday. Uehara became the ...