Steve Lyons: Brandon Workman Didn’t Deserve Demotion By Red Sox (Video)

Life as a Major League relief pitcher can be cruel sometimes. Boston Red Sox reliever Brandon Workman was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket after Tuesday night’s 10-7 loss to the Texas Rangers despite a valiant relief effort in which he allowed just two hits and one run over the game’s final four innings. NESN Analyst Steve Lyons lauded Workman for his, well, workman-like effort...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Workman Gives Boston Red Sox Nice Parting Gift Before Demotion

BOSTON — Brandon Workman gave the Red Sox a nice little parting gift Tuesday. Workman, who was told after Tuesday’s game he’ll be sent down to Triple-A Pawtucket to make room for the Red Sox to activate reliever Craig Breslow from the 15-day disabled list, provided Boston with four solid innings of relief in his final appearance before being demoted. Workman entered Tuesday’s...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Workman ‘Definitely Had Some Adrenaline Going’ In First Spring Outing

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The pressure was a little less intense Thursday than when Boston Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman last took the mound, during the eighth inning of Game 6 of the 2013 World Series. You’d never know it listening to the 25-year-old after his two innings against Northeastern University. “Honestly, not as much as you’d think,” Workman said of the difference...
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Workman Emerging As Leader Of Boston Red Sox’s Young Pitchers

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Brandon Workman practically is a grizzled veteran. Well, maybe not quite. But among the Boston Red Sox’s cluster of young, up-and-coming pitchers, it’s hard not to look at Workman, who played a key role in the club’s 2013 World Series victory, as somewhat of a leader. “You saw last year with me and (third baseman) Xander (Bogaerts), we put ourselves into...
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Workman will be in the rotation before the All-Star Break

Conor Frederick (@ConorJF1016)Contributing WriterIt's pretty well known that the Red Sox are spoiled for choice when it comes to pitcher. Their starting rotation is mostly set on paper, but Ryan Dempster leaving could open the door for one of the young guys to step up. And if someone goes down with an injury, the Red Sox have players in the minors that will be ready to step...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Brandon Workman should not be in the Red Sox bullpen

sun implosion by Archange1Michael ( Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Brandon Workman, a right handed reliever for the Red Sox,, came into the game against the Rockies in the 7th inning on Tuesday night with no outs and imploded. There was a man at second base after a leadoff double and to work goes Workman. He gave up a single and a...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Take 'Workman-Like' Win Over M's, 8-2

Brandon Workman Working (FenwayNation Photo)This was was pretty much a cake-walk from the second inning on, as Boston man-handled Joe Saunders and the Mariners on the way to an 8-2 victory. The win allowed Boston to keep pace with the Rays, who also won. Rookie starter Brandon Workman had yet another impressive outing—going six innings and giving up just one earned run. He had...
Via FenwayNation
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Workman Gem Wasted In An 11-Inning, 3-2 Loss

(Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)Brandon Workman made a big statement in his first big league start. The 24-year-old righty carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, giving up his bid for immortality and the lead on a two-run home run in that frame. The game droned on until the 11th when the A's walked-off with a 3-2 win—victimizing new Red Sox reliever Matt Thornton. Dustin Pedroia...
Via FenwayNation
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Sox Bring Up Prospect Workman For Bullpen

Rick Rosenfeld via Eagle-TribuneHe's being groomed as a starter in the minors, but Brandon Workman has been called to The Show to fill a growing void in the Red Sox bullpen. Workman has hurled for both Portland (AA) and Pawtucket (AAA) this year and compiled an impressive 8-2 record with a 3.21 ERA. The last time he worked steadily out of the 'pen was during his college years...
Via FenwayNation
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Workman to make Triple-A debut on Sunday

After being selected as the Boston Red Sox 2012 Minor League Pitcher of the Year, Brandon Workman will make his Triple-A debut on Sunday afternoon in Syracuse after a solid start to the season with Double-A Portland. Workman, who is ranked as the 11th best prospect by was orginally slated to make his Pawsox debut on Friday at McCoy Stadium  but with a rainout, his...
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June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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