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 ...

Uehara takes first loss after miserable outing

Apr 19, 2016

Uehara takes first loss after miserable outing

Koji Uehara struggled with his control and picked up his first loss of the season Monday, ruining his perfect relief record in the Boston Red Sox’s 4-3 defeat to the Toronto Blue Jays. After seven consecutive relief appearances without allowing a run, the 41-year-old ...

Tazawa signs new deal with Red Sox

Jan 21, 2016

Tazawa signs new deal with Red Sox

Right-hander Junichi Tazawa re-signed with the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday on a one-year $3.375 million deal after avoiding arbitration. The 29-year-old, who pitched in 61 games last season for his third straight year with 60-plus games, originally demanded $4.15 million while his team ...

Jan 16, 2016

Tazawa, Red Sox can't agree on deal

Japanese right-hander Junichi Tazawa and the Boston Red Sox have failed to reach an agreement on a salary for next season after the two sides exchanged arbitration figures on Friday. Tazawa was among the 156 players who filed for arbitration on Jan. 12 and ...

Sep 16, 2015

Red Sox Tazawa shut down for season in MLB to get some rest

The Boston Red Sox say right-hander Junichi Tazawa has been shut down for the remainder of the season to get some rest. Tazawa has appeared in 61 games (58⅔ innings). He is 2-7 with a 4.14 ERA. “I just want to make this perfectly ...

Tazawa gives up homer as Red Sox lose to Tigers

Aug 9, 2015

Tazawa gives up homer as Red Sox lose to Tigers

Junichi Tazawa pitched for the first time in nearly a week, and the results were similar to his previous outing. Victor Martinez hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning off Tazawa, and the Detroit Tigers held off David Ortiz and the Red Sox ...

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 ...