Found June 21, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:
Koji Uehara walked into the clubhouse today, but it was a little different. John Farrell, according to the Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham and others, told Uehara that he would be the new closer. Koji Uehara new Red Sox closer for now. — Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) June 21, 2013 Andrew Bailey has given up four home runs in his last five outings, the latest being a walk-off two-run smack from Jhonny Peralta of the Detroit Tigers. Despite the demotion, Bailey is confident that he will be back in the role. Bailey said he’s been told he won’t be closing. He’s OK with it, but he said he’s still confident “I’ll throw that last pitch of the year.” — Brian MacPherson (@brianmacp) June 21, 2013 Uehara has 15 career saves, 13 of which came when he served as the closer for the Baltimore Orioles in 2010. The 38-year-old has made 32 appearances this year, and has pitched on back to back days only six times this year. He owns a 2.10 ERA so far this season, the best amongst Red Sox relievers. (Photo Courtesy of Adam Hunger/REUTERS and Paul Sancya/Associated Press) The post Saves Swap: Uehara In, Bailey Out appeared first on The Nosebleeds.
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