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Red Sox’s Joe Kelly Needs To Challenge Hitters, Pitch More Inside (Video)

Joe Kelly’s task Saturday afternoon is to keep the Boston Red Sox’s positive momentum alive following two straight victories. But if he is to do that, he needs to pitch better than his last two outings. Kelly is coming off a no decision against the Chicago White Sox in which he lasted 3 1/3 innings. He is now 2-6 on the season with a 5.94 ERA. “I’d get him to challenge more...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Red Sox Just Keep on Losing

The Red Sox faced off against the Astros and once again came up short.  The Sox had Joe Kelly on the mound who had just made his return after being sent down to the minors to work on whatever it is that has been causing him trouble this season.  Kelly didn’t pitch poorly, but he wasn’t able to keep the Astros bats from sending the ball out of the ballpark.  The Sox looked...
Via Fenway West
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 96 Preview: Red Sox at Astros

For the 2nd time this season, the Red Sox have now lost 7 games in a row. Joe Kelly returned to the Sox rotation last night after being sent down to Pawtucket one month ago and picked up right where he left off, giving up 3 homers and not have the best command resulted in the righthander's 6th loss of the season. But, as the storyline on this season has unfolded, the offense shares...
Via RedSoxLife
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Option Left-Hander Brian Johnson To Pawtucket, Recall Joe Kelly

Brian Johnson’s first major league call-up has ended after just one start. The Boston Red Sox on Wednesday optioned Johnson back to Triple-A Pawtucket to make room on the 25-man roster for Joe Kelly, who was recalled from the PawSox ahead of his start Wednesday night against the Houston Astros. Johnson made his major league debut Tuesday against the Astros, allowing four runs...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Kelly Good In Pawtucket Red Sox Debut, Still Has Plenty Of Work

The first step to solving a problem is admitting there’s a problem to begin with. Recently demoted Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly took that first step on Sunday. Appearing in his first start with the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox since being demoted to the minors last week, Kelly for the most part breezed through a seven inning performance. The 27-year-old needed just 95 pitches...
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Kelly Continues His Season of Struggle

The Red Sox came home to what was supposed to be Friendly Fenway, however with Joe Kelly on the mound it didn’t seem so friendly.  Kelly’s continued struggles put the Sox in a hole early and the offense wasn’t potent enough to have his back.  The Sox continue to struggle against AL East teams which makes it basically impossible to make any move out of the basement in the...
Via Fenway West
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Kelly Finally Gets His Second Win!

Joe Kelly took the mound yesterday and in many ways he was pitching for his job.  There are currently 6 starters in the rotation, but soon Farrell is going to bring that down to 5 and Kelly is one of the guys on the bubble.  Kelly took the pressure in stride and pitched well enough to show that he has value to the rotation.  Does that mean he will stay?   Only John Farrell knows...
Via Fenway West
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins Win Due to Joe Kelly’s Poor Start

The Red Sox had a Memorial Day game in Minnesota and had Joe Kelly on the mound.  Kelly has been better as of late, but that would not continue yesterday.  Kelly struggled and didn’t make it out of the 2nd inning and put the Sox in a hole early.  The Sox offense was not able to make up the difference and the Twins coasted to a victory in the series opener. Kelly gave up a single...
Via Fenway West
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Thank You, Joe Kelly, For Letting Me Go Outside Today

This is a holiday weekend, and there are things you’re “supposed” to do on long weekends in the warmer months. Like go outside, hang with friends, drop back a few hundred brewskis, engage with the family, toss frisbees at homeless people, dress up as Millard Fillmore and hit City Hall Plaza, and cut the crotch out of every pair of “Dockers” in your closet. Thing is, when...
Via Surviving Grady
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox P Joe Kelly predicts he will win Cy Young Award

      This embed is invalid   " /> MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — Joe Kelly expects to collect hardware at the end of 2015.   Kelly said during a radio appearance Saturday morning that he will win the American League Cy Young award this season. The Boston Red Sox starter didn’t backtrack when pressed on the prediction a short time later. Instead, he reiterated...
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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