Uehara notches 20th save in triumph over Royals

Jul 20, 2014

Uehara notches 20th save in triumph over Royals

Rubby De La Rosa quietly walked up behind reporters waiting for him and went unnoticed before he got their attention. His actions are much louder on the Fenway Park mound. De La Rosa had another strong home start, going seven solid innings to lift ...

Uehara credited with win after Herrera's walk-off hit

Jul 6, 2014

Uehara credited with win after Herrera's walk-off hit

Koji Uehara was nearly perfect on Saturday, easily retiring all three batters he faced in the ninth inning and earning the win as the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 in the first game of their double header. With the score tied ...

Former Texas players fuel Red Sox victory

May 12, 2014

Former Texas players fuel Red Sox victory

Boston Red Sox right-hander John Lackey felt right at home, putting on his boots and a wide-brim cowboy hat after another solid outing. With the Lone Star State native on the mound and a couple of former Rangers catchers getting run-producing hits, the Red ...

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 ...

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 ...

Japan puts up strong effort in Cy Young vote

Nov 14, 2013

Japan puts up strong effort in Cy Young vote

Yu Darvish, Hisashi Iwakuma and Koji Uehara teamed up for an exceptionally strong showing by Japanese pitchers in the American League Cy Young Award voting. Darvish of the Texas Rangers was second and Iwakuma of the Seattle Mariners came in third Wednesday, marking the ...

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 ...

Uehara, Tazawa star in victory

Oct 16, 2013

Uehara, Tazawa star in victory

Koji Uehara picked up his third save of the postseason as the Boston Red Sox edged the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the American League Championship Series. John Lackey’s pitching and a clutch homer by Mike Napoli in ...

Aug 11, 2013

Uehara posts 12th save in Red Sox win over Royals

Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara retired all three batters he faced in the ninth inning in a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Uehara posted his 12th save in 15 opportunities. Junichi Tazawa allowed two hits and struck out ...