Tazawa working toward return to majors

/ Jun 2, 2017

Tazawa working toward return to majors

Right-hander Junichi Tazawa got off to a rough start in his new Miami Marlins uniform and ended up landing on the 10-day disabled list with rib cartilage inflammation, less than two months into the season.After a bright spring training with seven shutout innings in ...

Marlins' Tazawa placed on disabled list with rib injury

/ May 18, 2017

Marlins' Tazawa placed on disabled list with rib injury

Miami Marlins right-hander Junichi Tazawa has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with rib cartilage inflammation, team officials announced Wednesday.The 30-year-old setup man was tagged with his first loss of the season after giving up a go-ahead grand slam in Monday’s game against ...

Darvish, Gomez power Rangers past Angels

/ Apr 30, 2017

Darvish, Gomez power Rangers past Angels

Yu Darvish allowed two runs in six innings on Saturday, earning his third win as Carlos Gomez hit for the cycle in the Texas Rangers’ 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels.Darvish (3-2) surrendered one earned run on three hits and four walks, while ...

/ Dec 16, 2016

Tazawa reaches deal with Marlins

Free agent right-hander Junichi Tazawa has agreed to a two-year deal with the Miami Marlins, the National League club said Thursday.The deal worth $12 million is pending a physical exam, according to MLB.com, and, once official, will make the 30-year-old Tazawa the second Japanese ...

Red Sox face tough decision with Uehara

/ Oct 12, 2016

Red Sox face tough decision with Uehara

The Boston Red Sox sound convinced that 41-year-old Koji Uehara can pitch, but the question is how they go about keeping the free agent right-handed reliever.“Koji’s done an unbelievable job for this organization,” president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski told a news conference on ...

Red Sox wrap up AL East division crown

/ Sep 29, 2016

Red Sox wrap up AL East division crown

Even though they let a win get away Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox locked up something more important. And as far as they were concerned, an AL East title was certainly worth celebrating.Boston clinched the division championship despite wasting a three-run lead in ...

/ Jul 23, 2016

Red Sox reliever Tazawa leaves DL

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa returned to the roster after being activated from the 15-day disabled list, the club said Friday.Tazawa, who complained of discomfort in his right shoulder after a game against the Los Angeles Angels on July 3, has pitched ...

Red Sox reliever Uehara leaves mound with muscle pain

/ Jul 20, 2016

Red Sox reliever Uehara leaves mound with muscle pain

Boston Red Sox reliever Koji Uehara left the mound due to muscle pain on Tuesday, when he retired one batter in the ninth in a 4-0 win over the San Francisco Giants.Uehara struck out Brandon Belt looking to open the inning. After his first ...

/ Jul 9, 2016

Boston reliever Tazawa sidelined with shoulder pain

Boston Red Sox right-hander Junichi Tazawa is out indefinitely after complaining of right shoulder discomfort, the team said Friday. Tazawa missed Boston’s 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday. The middle reliever has pitched in a team-high 35 games this year with ...

Uehara gets second win of season

/ May 15, 2016

Uehara gets second win of season

Koji Uehara of the Boston Red Sox worked a scoreless 11th inning and earned his second win in a 6-5 walk-off victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday as David Ortiz tied the game in the ninth and drove in the winning run.With the ...