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Larry Lucchino: Red Sox, Jon Lester to talk contract after season

Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino said Thursday on WEEI’s “Dennis & Callahan” that contract talks with Jon Lester have been put on hold until the offseason. “[Ben Cherington] may still have some continuing discussion with [agent] Seth[Levinson] on other issues or other matters, but certainly the negotiation, the parties have agreed to let’s step away and do this...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox trade rumor latest

Photo from USA TodayConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterThe trade deadline is inching ever closer, and as such, there are a lot of rumors swirling surrounding the Red Sox with some believing the Sox season over. Without further ado, here is the latest buzz surrounding the Sox.Koji Uehara: Bleacher Report is reporting that Koji Uehara could be valuable in a trade...
Via RedSoxLife
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Koji Uehara, Andrew Miller drawing significant interest

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Boston Red Sox are receiving plenty of calls from teams inquiring on their bullpen arms.There's been a lot of interest in Koji and Andrew Miller but neither are going anywhere given Boston's recent hot streak..— Nick Cafardo (@nickcafardo) July 21, 2014 #452363016 / gettyimages.comAt this point, it doesn't appear likely...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Trade Rumors: Koji Uehara on the Move?

Shut down closers are difficult to find, especially one like the right-handed arm of Koji Uehara. July is a month marked by escalating speculation by the media since the non-waiver trade deadline is July 31. With the Red Sox mired in the American League East cellar and needing a prolonged winning streak just to reach .500, much has been written about the club potentially dealing...
Via Baseball News Source
6 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Closer Report: Koji Uehara, Jonathan Papelbon & Huston Street

Each and every week FFLockerRoom will be here to update you on what might be going on in the bullpens around Major League Baseball. This report could potentially highlight closers on their last legs (and therefore ones you may want to sell quickly) as well as recognizing the set up men that might be on the verge of taking over the role (and therefore should be scooped up if on the...
Via FF Locker Room
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox All-Star Recap: Jon Lester Has Fun; Koji Uehara Wants To Golf

The Boston Red Sox will have home-field advantage in the World Series if they’re able to turn their season around and march their way into this year’s Fall Classic. The American League defeated the National League 5-3 at Tuesday’s 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota. Both of the Red Sox’s All-Star representatives, Jon Lester and Koji Uehara...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Closer Koji Uehara Garners Rave Reviews From Fellow All-Stars

Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara is set to suit up for his first All-Star Game at age 39, making him the sixth-oldest first-timer in the Midsummer Classic’s history. In the opinion of some of his fellow All-Stars, Uehara’s selection has been a long time coming. “It’s great that Koji is here,” Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler, a former teammate of Uehara’s...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Koji Uehara May Be On The Tiger Radar Screen

Headed To Motown?There's been a lot of back-and-forth lately about the wisdom of trading Red Sox closer Koji Uehara. The proponents cite Koji's age (39), the fact that Boston is pretty much out of post-season contention, and the likelihood that Uehara would bring a boatload of decent players/prospects in return. People who oppose a trade argue that some elite closers have...
Via FenwayNation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Koji Uehara edition

Depending on your outlook, I’m either about to make the wisest or most mind-numbingly stupid statement you’ve heard all day: the Boston Red Sox need to trade Koji Uehara right now. After suffering a three-game sweep to the hands of the lowly Chicago Cubs, Boston has dropped their record down to 38-47, nine games under .500, and 8.5 games behind the first-place Toronto Blue Jays...
24 days ago  |  1 Comment

WATCH: Koji Uehara picks off runner to end World Series Game 4

With the tying run at the plate, Cardinals rookie Kolton Wong got picked off at first base by Koji Uehara to end Game 4 of the World Series. It was the first time in the 109 year history of the World Series that a game ended on a pickoff. The play sealed a 4-2 win for the Red Sox and tied the series at two games apiece. Wong immediately knew he seriously screwed up. The post Koji...
Via The Nosebleeds
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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