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HEATH HEMBREE RUMORS

Red Sox Recall Heath Hembree, Option Robbie Ross Jr. To Pawtucket

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox made a minor tweak to their bullpen. The Red Sox recalled right-handed reliever Heath Hembree from Pawtucket before Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. Boston optioned left-handed reliever Robbie Ross Jr. to Triple-A to make room for Hembree on its 25-man roster. Ross, who...
Via NESN.com
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox recall RHP Wright, option RHP Hembree to Triple-A

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have recalled right-hander Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket. Boston also optioned right-hander Heath Hembree to its top minor league affiliate before Monday night's game against Toronto. Wright joins the Red Sox for the second time this season after making the opening day roster. The 30-year-old knuckleballer pitched in one game, working the final five...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox recall RHP Wright; RHP Hembree returns to Triple-A

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox recalled right-hander Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket before Monday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. To make room for the 30-year old knuckleballer on the roster, the club optioned right-hander Heath Hembree to Pawtucket. Wright is up with the team for the second time this season after making the opening day roster. He pitched in one game, working...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Call Up Heath Hembree, Option Matt Barnes To Pawtucket (Video)

The Boston Red Sox made a roster move before Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, sending pitcher Matt Barnes to Triple-A Pawtucket while calling up another reliever in Heath Hembree. While Barnes primarily is a starter in the minor leagues, he appeared in relief for the Red Sox in their 5-4 loss to Baltimore on Saturday. The right-hander spun...
Via NESN.com
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Edwin Escobar Called Up By Red Sox; Heath Hembree Optioned To Pawtucket

Right-hander Heath Hembree certainly earned the respect of his teammates and coaches Saturday. It came at a price. Hembree threw 62 pitches over four shutout relief innings in the Boston Red Sox’s 5-4, 19-inning loss to the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium. The Red Sox, needing a fresh arm for Sunday’s series finale, optioned Hembree to Triple-A Pawtucket after the game. Left...
Via NESN.com
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Heath Hembree Optioned To Pawtucket After Great Debut

The best way to describe Saturday’s game between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Angels? Long. It took 19 innings and six-plus hours to determine a winner. Finally, Albert Pujols lifted the Angels to a 5-4 victory with a walk-off home run off Brandon Workman. The game ended after 3:30 a.m. ET. The Red Sox don’t have much time to stew on the devastating defeat, as roughly 12...
Via NESN.com
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Call Up Hembree And Brown From AAA

The Red Sox made two roster moves for their series in St. Louis. They called up pitcher Heath Hembree (acquired from the Giants in the Jake Peavy deal) and OF Corey Brown. Speculation is that Steven Wright will be sent down to AAA to account for Hembree's spot and either Mookie Betts will also be sent down or Allen Craig will be placed on the 15-DL to compensate for the Brown move.
Via FenwayNation
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Heath Hembree the Closer of the Future for the Red Sox?

As you know, the Boston Red Sox traded Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants on Saturday. (And if you didn’t, check out our take on the trade.) In return, the Sox received two minor league pitchers, 25-year-old righty Heath Hembree and southpaw Edwin Escobar. Unlike Escobar, Hembree has pitched in the big leagues before (albeit just 7.2 innings last season as a September...
Via Batting Leadoff
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Heath Hembree the Next Great Giants Closer?

Closers are made, not born. That’s a mantra that has been repeated ever more frequently over the past few decades as the role of the closer has become more pronounced. The idea, of course, being that great closers aren’t drafted as such; they tend to be failed starting pitching prospects who get converted to the bullpen and see their stuff blossom with the limited innings. Mariano...
Via BaySportsNet
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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