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Randy Niemann Expects Long Outing from Aaron Cook if He Keeps Sinker Down Early (Video)

Randy Niemann spoke to NESN today for Red Sox Monster Monday on Monday about what he expects from Aaron Cook against the Rays. Niemann said that if Cook is getting his sinker down early and causing ground ball outs, he expects a long start. Cook may not strike many batters out, but he can still be very effective when he's throwing strikes. To hear Niemann's thoughts on Cook...
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Randy Niemann Believes New Role as Red Sox Pitching Coach Could Provide Serious Change (Video)

The Boston Red Sox fired pitching coach Bob McClure on Monday, setting an example after Boston continued its season-long streak of bad starts over the weekend. While McClure may have been the scapegoat in the situation, Randy Niemann will now inherit the responsibility of fixing a mightily struggling staff. Niemann believes he can help make some serious change within the Red Sox...
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox fire pitching coach Bob McClure

The Boston Red Sox have fired pitching coach Bob McClure and replaced him with Randy Niemann for the rest of the season. The slumping Red Sox have lost 12 of 18 games this month to fall off the pace in the competitive AL East. Boston's 4.30 team ERA was 11th in the American League heading into Monday's games. The 60-year-old McClure became the pitching coach in December...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Fire Bob McClure

The Red Sox have fired pitching coach Bob McClure.  In his first season with the Red Sox, McClure presided over an underachieving rotation and couldn't get Bard or Beckett back on track.   McClure was hired before Valentine this offseason.  Assistant coach Randy Niemann will take over as pitching coach.
Via Fenway West
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Dice is progressing nicely

David Brown of Yahoo! Sport's Big League Stew has a nice roundup of the Sox day of camp yesterday.  Among the things he discusses is a bullpen session Dice-K threw yesterday, and how good he's looking. "That's the best bullpen session he's had," Valentine said. "He and [coach] Randy Niemann have done a little video work, they've done a little...
Via Ted's Army
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Longtime Mets Coach Randy Niemann to Join Red Sox Staff as Assistant Pitching Coach

After 24 years with the Mets, Randy Niemann is headed to Boston to join Bobby Valentine's staff. The Red Sox reportedly hired Mets rehab pitching coordinator –– and once the organization's bullpen coach –– to become the team's assistant pitching coach on Tuesday, according to Niemann, 56, will be reunited with Valentine, his boss on the Mets from 1997...
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Valentine Adds Randy Niemann To His Staff

It looks as though new Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has reached out to an old friend to join his coaching staff. According to and Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, Valentine has hired Randy Niemann to be the assistant pitching coach/coaching assistant. Niemann was the New York Mets pitching rehabilitation coordinator in 2011. Niemann has spent 24 years with the...
Via Sox and Dawgs
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Randy Niemann Quits Mets, Takes Red Sox Job

Anthony DiComo reports that longtime Mets coach Randy Niemann has accepted a job with the Red Sox, according to a person familiar with the situation, in what is believed to be an assistant pitching coach position. The new role ends Niemann’s nearly quarter-century run with the Mets. Niemann, who spent last season as New York’s rehabilitation pitching coordinator and helped oversee...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Niemann leaves Mets for job with Boston

Longtime Mets coach Randy Niemann has accepted a job with the Red Sox, according to a person familiar with the situation, in what is believed to be an assistant pitching coach position.
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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