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What is wrong with Craig Kimbrel?

When the Red Sox and “Dealin” Dave Dombrowski traded 4 of the farm systems top prospects back in November for All Star closer Craig Kimbrel, Red Sox fans rejoiced. We could taste another World Series without even having played a game yet. As the season goes on, all of Red Sox nation is still yearning for the World Series, but mostly just hoping to make the playoffs. Craig...
Via RedSoxLife
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Kimbrel and his knee are headed to Pawtucket this weekend

Jennifer WarnerContributing WriterPhoto courtesy of the APLook out Pawtucket, it looks like your going to be hosting another rehab assignment this weekend as Craig Kimbrel may be headed for his first rehab assignment since going on the disabled list on July 9th.Kimbrel, who underwent left knee arthroscopy and a removal of part of his medial meniscus on July 11th, threw his second...
Via RedSoxLife
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Kimbrel Throws Successful Bullpen, Could Make Rehab Stint Saturday

BOSTON — The Red Sox could be getting their All-Star closer back sooner than expected. Craig Kimbrel threw a 25-pitch bullpen off the game mound at Fenway Park on Monday, marking another positive step in his rehab from a torn left meniscus that required surgery on July 11. According to Red Sox manager John Farrell, everything went off without a hitch. “Good bullpen,” Farrell...
Via NESN.com
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Pomeranz traded to Red Sox for prospect Espinoza

The Boston Red Sox are in contention for a playoff spot in the American League, and they tried to solidify their postseason pursuit by adding Drew Pomeranz in a trade on Thursday. The Sox acquired Pomeranz in a trade with the San Diego Padres for Venezuelan pitching prospect Anderson Espinoza. Pomeranz pitched in Tuesday’s All-Star Game and is in the middle of his best season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Craig Kimbrel to undergo knee surgery, out 3-6 weeks

Sometimes, we must be reminded that Craig Kimbrel is indeed a mortal man. According to a report by Evan Drellich of the Boston Herald on Saturday, the Red Sox closer will undergo surgery to repair cartilage in his left knee and is expected to miss the next three to six weeks of action. Craig Kimbrel to have surgery to repair cartilage in left knee. Out 3-6 weeks — Evan Drellich...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Craig Kimbrel Asked To Pitch In Red Sox-Rangers Game On Heels Of Rough Outing

BOSTON — Tuesday night’s game left a pretty bad tasted in Craig Kimbrel’s mouth, but he was able to wash that out with a bit of persuasion Wednesday. The Red Sox closer imploded in Tuesday’s 7-2 loss to the Texas Rangers, allowing a season-high four runs without recording an out in a continuation of his struggles in non-save situations. As such, it might have come as a surprise...
Via NESN.com
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Craig Kimbrel Continues To Falter In Non-Save Situations

BOSTON — The Red Sox signed Craig Kimbrel this offseason with the hope he’d deliver with the game on the line, and for the most part, he’s done that. But the All-Star closer’s bigger issues have come when the stakes are lower. Red Sox manager John Farrell sent Kimbrel to the mound in the ninth inning Tuesday with his team trailing the Texas Rangers by a run. Yet instead...
Via NESN.com
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Craig Kimbrel Takes Home Loss After Allowing Two-Run Double In Extra Innings

Criag Kimbrel’s last two relief appearances prior to Monday’s 3-1 loss in extra innings to the Chicago White Sox couldn’t have gone much better. But his third straight day of work was a different story. The Red Sox closer allowed two runs on two hits, including Jose Abreu’s eventual game-winning double, before being pulled after 2/3 innings of work in the 10th. Hear what...
Via NESN.com
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox acquire Craig Kimbrel for four minor leaguers

One day after I wrote about the relief market developing quickly with respect to Darren O’Day, Ken Rosenthal reported that the Red Sox acquired veteran closer Craig Kimbrel from the Padres. In return, San Diego gets four young players: Infielders Carlos Asuaje and Javy Guerra, outfielder Manuel Margot, and left-handed pitcher Logan Allen The Padres traded for Kimbrel less...
Via The Outside Corner
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees, Astros reportedly both pursuing Craig Kimbrel

By Joe Lucia San Diego Padres closer Craig Kimbrel could be on the move for the second time in four months. The Padres haven’t made any trades this July, yet are reportedly in discussions with multiple teams about multiple players, including Kimbrel. The teams hottest on Kimbrel? The AL East leading Yankees and AL West leading Astros. The Padres spoke overnight with both the...
Via The Outside Corner
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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