Koji Uehara is back!

After deciding not to place closer Koji Uehara on the disabled list earlier in the month, the Boston Red Sox have reaped the rewards of having him in the game. Uehara sat out the entire series with the New York Yankees from April 10-13 because of tightness in his right shoulder. In fact, other than throwing long tosses and bullpen sessions, he stayed off the field until April 17...
Via Beantown Banter
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Koji Uehara Fittingly Available For Red Sox On National High Five Day

Koji Uehara’s return to the Boston Red Sox couldn’t come at a more fitting time. Uehara, who hasn’t pitched since April 9 because of shoulder tightness, is available for Thursday’s series finale against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. The energetic closer didn’t complete his recovery a minute too soon, either, as...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Koji Uehara On Shoulder Injury: ‘I Think It Was More Mental’

The injury that is currently sidelining Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara might be more mental than physical. During some pregame long-toss last Friday at Yankee Stadium, Uehara began to feel some tightness in his right shoulder and it triggered some memories to the injury that set him back two years ago while with the Texas Rangers. Back then, Uehara missed two months with a strained...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Updates: Koji Uehara, Shane Victorino

The big injury concern in Boston right now is Dustin Pedroia & his injured wrist.  Take a read of that current situation right here.  The Red Sox have concerns around their closer Koji Uehara & outfielder Shane Victorino as well.  Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe gives us the update on both.Koji UeharaUehara has been unavailable to the Red Sox since Thursday while...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Koji Uehara Expected Back For Red Sox During Series In Chicago

A sore shoulder for Koji Uehara likely will not land the Boston Red Sox closer on the disabled list. Uehara, who was unavailable for the final three games of the Red Sox’s series against the New York Yankees, threw off flat ground Sunday, and manager John Farrell told reporters that he expects to have the right-hander back sometime during the team’s upcoming three-game set against...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox undecided on DL for Koji Uehara, tests Monday may help

Although it is not yet determined, it looks more like the Boston Red Sox will have to place their closer, Koji Uehara, on the disabled list. For the fourth straight day on Sunday, Uehara was unavailable to pitch. He did throw some long toss in Yankee Stadium, but he will most likely return to Boston on Monday for further evaluation. Sean McAdam of Comcast Sports Net Boston made...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox' Koji Uehara unavailable again, DL stint possible

Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara is unavailable for the second straight day with shoulder soreness and could be headed to the disabled list. The news was tweeted by Joel Sherman of the New York Post on Saturday morning:Uehara not available for #Redsox again, DL stint possible but not decided yet #Yankees— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) April 12, 2014Uehara missed Friday's win...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Koji Out Saturday; Will Long-Toss On Sunday

Red Sox Uber-Closer Koji Uehara will not pitch for the second straight day on Saturday due to "shoulder stiffness". According to CSNNE.com's Seas McAdam, Uehara will engage in a little "long-toss" on Sunday and be re-evaluated. There is a chance that he could return to Boston on Monday for further examination. As yet, no roster moves have been made. Edward...
Via FenwayNation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Koji Uehara Sidelined For Boston Red Sox Because Of Shoulder Tightness

NEW YORK — Koji Uehara’s absence from the ninth inning Friday came as a major surprise. The Boston Red Sox turned to reliever Edward Mujica in the ninth inning of Friday’s 4-2 win over the New York Yankees because Uehara is dealing with shoulder stiffness. Uehara said after Friday’s game he started to feel discomfort while playing catch before the game and told manager John...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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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