Found October 29, 2013 on Fenway Refugees:
PLAYERS: Koji Uehara
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Though Red Sox fans are not longer surprised by the display of dominance put on by Koji Uehara, there is one person who is surprised with how well Koji is doing. That would be Koji himself. The 38 year old pitcher who has never been to an All-Star game has been unhittable and his own success at this point in his career has not been something that Koji has anticipated: "Not only the postseason," Uehara said through a translator, "but the regular season, the season overall -- it's been a surprise for me." Kohi is now tied for most saves in post-season history with seven, and one more would allow Koji to stand above the rest. "I was expecting a lot of close games," Uehara said when told of the record, "so that part was expected." Koji may have expected a lot of close games, and his own dominance may have surprised him, but it is no longer surprising to the Red Sox or the fans. When Game Six comes, hop...
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