Tazawa, Uehara look strong as Red Sox edge Rays

Apr 22, 2015

Tazawa, Uehara look strong as Red Sox edge Rays

Junichi Tazawa and Koji Uehara each threw a scoreless inning on Tuesday to seal a 1-0 win for the Boston Red Sox against the Tampa Bay Rays. Before 14,307 at Tropicana Field, Tazawa was razor sharp, getting two outs with two pitches then finishing ...

Feb 20, 2015

Tazawa preparing for seventh MLB season

A day after arriving at the Boston Red Sox spring training facility for the start of his seventh pro season, Junichi Tazawa happily played catch with fellow Japanese right-hander Koji Uehara on Thursday. “I’m on track right now,” Tazawa said. “What’s important is that ...

Red Sox snap Rays' streak

Jul 28, 2014

Red Sox snap Rays' streak

Japanese right-handers Junichi Tazawa and Koji Uehara barred the door on Sunday afternoon with a pair of scoreless innings to lock down the Boston Red Sox’s 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays that ended the Rays’ nine-game winning streak. Tazawa, who blew a ...

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 ...

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 ...