Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/2/14
The Boston Red Sox have placed right-handed reliever Andrew Bailey on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury, according to Brian MacPherson of The Providence Journal. Confirming @pgammo report: Andrew Bailey is being placed on the disabled list. — Brian MacPherson (@brianmacp) July 19, 2013 It’s been a roller coaster ride of a season for Bailey. After he dealt with injuries and ineffectiveness last year, the Red Sox elected to acquire Joel Hanrahan from the Pittsburgh Pirates to be their closer. Bailey got another shot at the role after Hanrahan went down with a season-ending injury, but he’s since lost it again, this time to former setup man Koji Uehara. Bailey was on the DL earlier this season, but that was due to a biceps strain. Since returning, Bailey’s struggles have continued, as he’s posted a 5.51 ERA with eight walks and six home runs allowed over 16 1/3 innings after being activated. The final straw was blowing back-to-back saves late last month, after which Boston replaced him with Uehara. Bailey was once considered one of the top young closers in the game with the Oakland Athletics, winning Rookie of the Year in 2009. Boston acquired him from the A’s two offseason ago for a package built around outfielder Josh Reddick. Over two seasons with the Red Sox, the 29-year-old has struggled to the tune of a 4.91 ERA and 1.455 WHIP over 44 innings. Not exactly what Boston had in mind. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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