Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 8/25/13
Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The turnaround this year by the Red Sox might have you contemplating purchasing a new jersey to replace the one you burned in effigy after last years season. We here at RedSoxLife.com are here to help and think that there is a case to be made for picking up a Koji Uehara jersey. First off you will have the jersey of one of the best pitchers on the Red Sox staff. He was brought in to strengthen the bullpen and has stepped up to fill in the closer hole that emerged due to injuries in June with ruthless efficiency. He is a hidden closing gem you might say. Second, his ruthless efficiency. He has pitched 20.2 consecutive scoreless innings, has a 0.32 ERA, a 0.43 WHIP, and opponents are 10 of their last 93 plate appearances against him. Over the last 93 hitters he has struck out 37. He is so reliable that yesterday against the Dodgers, manager John Farrell did not take any chances when is started to derail in the 8th inning, bringing Koji Ue...
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