BOBBY JENKS NEWS

Happy Anniversary, White Sox Fans!

October 26th, 2005 will forever be a landmark date for White Sox fans. Indeed, just 9 years ago, the Chicago White Sox won Game Four of the World Series , and with it, gave Chicago its first World Series win since 1917.Despite being a sweep, the Series was much closer than it appeared. It took unexpected heroes, with timely moon shots from the unlikeliest of people. The largest margin...
Via Sports Mockery
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Catching Prospect Jon Denney Arrested

Well it would not be Spring Training for the Boston Red Sox unless one of their players got arrested. In 2012 it was Bobby Jenks, last year it was Drake Britton, and this year they got Jon Denney. Denney, 19, was the Red Sox third round pick in the 2013 MLB Draft and signed for an $875,000 signing bonus. According to police, Denney was driving with a suspended license meaning that...
Via CLNS Radio
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks talks about his painkiller addiction, near death experience

Bobby Jenks is best remembered as the rookie closer on the 2005 Chicago White Sox World Series championship team. Jenks has the third most saves in White Sox history, and was often clocked above 100 mph on his pitches. Bobby Jenks once registered 102 m.p.h. during a 2009 game at Safeco Field. However, the life of Bobby Jenks off the field is an even more interesting and compelling...
Via The Sports Bank
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks: ‘I Literally Was Close To Death’

Bobby Jenks said recently that he hopes to someday pitch in the majors again. If the former Chicago White Sox closer accomplishes his goal, it’ll mark a comeback of epic proportions. Jenks, who last pitched in the majors with the Boston Red Sox in 2011, told CSNChicago.com over the weekend that things got pretty serious as he battled depression and an addiction to pain medication...
Via NESN.com
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks: Boston Red Sox Tenure A ‘Disaster,’ MLB Career ‘Unfinished’

Bobby Jenks was knocked down, not knocked out. Jenks, the former Chicago White Sox closer who earned All-Star selections in 2006 and 2007, saw his career — and life — spiral out of control after joining the Boston Red Sox prior to the 2011 season. The burly right-hander isn’t ready to throw in the towel, though, and a return to the mound remains his ultimate goal. “Mentally...
Via NESN.com
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Back on Track: Bobby Jenks seeks return to the mound

Albert Yau via Wikimedia CommonsIn the 2 1/2 years since his last pitch in a big league uniform, Bobby Jenks has survived just about every physical and mental trial one could possibly endure. From three back surgeries, a life-threatening spinal infection, a divorce, an addiction to painkillers, alcohol abuse, and depression. The right-hander has emerged out of a cocoon of misery...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ill-Fated Bobby Jenks Wants To Return To MLB

You've probably forgotten all about him. Bobby Jenks—once thought to be an 'answer' in the Red Sox bullpen—wants to make a comeback to The Show. It's easy to make fun of Jenks and his disastrous stay in Boston, but he has endured a raft of bad luck over the last several years. First, the back issues that arose with the Red Sox ballooned into life-threatening spinal...
Via FenwayNation
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks was in rehab when the Sox released him

Reliving pitcher Bobby Jenks has apparently had troubles regarding drugs and alcohol for years, according to an ESPN article. The struggles continued throughout his career, even if he didn't let many people. According to CBS.Sports.com however, Jenks was in the middle of a 45-day rehab stint when the Red Sox decided to terminate his contract. The rehabilitation came after...
Via RedSoxLife
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlie Manuel Will Probably Use His First Cell Phone This Year

If you've never seen the video of Ozzie Guillen signaling for his closer, Bobby Jenks, in the 2005 playoffs, it's certainly worth a search. When issues arose with the bullpen phone, Guillen made giant circular motions with his hands to signal the big righty to the mound. Without those issues,...
Via Philliedelphia
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Dice-K to DL, Jenks Released and More

Daisuke Matsuzaka is going on the 15-Day DL with trapezius muscle tightness.  Infielder Mauro Gomez has been called up from Pawtucket to take the roster spot with Will Middlebrooks out of the lineup again tonight. Bobby Jenks has been placed on unconditional release waivers.  Jenks has been injured all season and the DUI during spring training did not help much either. Justin...
Via Fenway West
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Evening Red Sox Delight - 7/3

After falling 6-1 last night, the Boston Red Sox look to even up their three-game set tonight with the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum. First pitch is scheduled for 10:05 p.m. and will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Athletics television market, you can catch the game on CSN California.  If you can't catch the television...
Via Sox and Dawgs
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

BP Unfiltered: $12M Goes A Long Way These Days by Jason Collette

#RedSox have released Bobby Jenks and reached a deal to terminate his contract. — Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) July 3, 2012   Thus ends the brief stay of Bobby Jenks filling out a Boston Red Sox uniform.  That breaks down to $631,579 each time he waddled in from the bullpen, $765,795 per inning worked, and $40,816 per each of the 294 pitches he threw. His per pitch pay...
Via Baseball Prospectus
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Release Bobby Jenks, Ending Disappointing Chapter in Right-Hander's Career

The Bobby Jenks experiment in Boston is one that will not be remembered kindly, if it's remembered at all. The Red Sox put an end to the relationship on Tuesday afternoon when it announced that it had released the right-hander. Jenks was placed on unconditional release waivers. The 31-year-old reliever battled injury off-the-field problems throughout his brief stint with the...
Via NESN.com
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Matsuzaka put on DL; Jenks released

Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka is going to get more time for his recurring stiff neck to settle down and heal -- manager Bobby Valentine hopes for good this time. Dice-K was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, a day after the right-hander allowed five runs in one-plus inning and failed to retire a batter in the second inning of a 6-1 loss to the Oakland Athletics. The...
Via AP on Fox
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks sorry he got caught

After being charged with 5 counts including, DUI, leaving the scene of an accident (at a strip club) and 3 counts of damaging property while driving under the influence, Bobby Jenks had this to say:"I am embarrassed by the situation and apologize to my teammates and to the Red Sox organization for any distractions I may have caused. I still need to let the legal process run...
Via RedSoxLife
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks Issues Statement in Wake of DUI Arrest, Apologizes to Red Sox Teammates, Organization

Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks was arrested early Friday morning. The veteran right-hander was charged with one count of driving under the influence, three counts of driving under the influence and damaging property and one count of fleeing the scene after damaging property. On Sunday, Jenks issued the following statement: "I am embarrassed by the situation and apologize to my...
Via NESN.com
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks Faces DUI Charge, Drills Two Cars At Babes Strip Club

Via:Red Sox pitcher Bobby Jenks is facing DUI charges after deputies say he struck two vehicles in the parking lot of Babes strip club in Fort Myers early this morning. Jenks, 31, was pulled over in a white Mercedes SUV near the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Colonial Boulevard for driving erratically, according to a Lee County Sheriff’s Office report. Deputies said Jenks...
Via Busted Coverage
March 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby's HiJenks

Perhaps you have seen this story this morning where Bobby Jenks, the injured pitcher of the Boston Red Sox, was charged with five misdemeanors including DUI and leaving the scene of an accident that involved property damage. There should be little tolerance for this kind of thing. Sure, we can all say that young men with lots of money will make mistakes. But it's not like these...
Via The Flagrant Fan
March 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Pitcher Bobby Jenks Arrested For Driving Under the Influence

Follow Mike Macchi on Twitter According to multiple reports, Boston Red Sox pitcher Bobby Jenks was arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Florida early Friday morning. When he was pulled over by Deputy Marsha Sutphin, Jenks blamed the taking of an excess of muscle relaxers on him being all over the road [...]
Via CLNS Radio
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Jenks arrested on DUI charge

Boston Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks was arrested Friday morning outside a Florida strip club on charges of driving under the influence and leaving the scene of a crash, The Fort Myers News-Press reported. Jenks, 31, was arrested at 3:43 a.m. local time after he reportedly struck two vehicles in the parking lot of Babes strip club in Fort Myers, near the Red Sox's spring training...
Via Fox Sports
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Jenks arrested on DUI charge

Boston Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks was arrested Friday morning outside a Florida strip club on charges of driving under the influence and leaving the scene of a crash, The Fort Myers News-Press reported.
Via FOXSports.com
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks arrested after DUI hit-and-run: “I took too many muscle relaxers”

Bobby Jenks was arrested early Friday morning and charged with a DUI among four other accounts — one of which includes leaving the scene of an accident. As expected, the details from the arrest report are fantastic. The 31-year-old Jenks was stopped while driving his Mercedes Benz SUV in Fort Myers, Fla. at 2:35 a.m. His alleged statements to the police — which were passed along...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Reliever Bobby Jenks Arrested For DUI Friday Morning, Posts Bail For His Release

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Bobby Jenks is in trouble with the law. According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, the Red Sox reliever was arrested early Friday morning and charged with one count of driving under the influence, three counts of driving under the influence and damaging property and one count of fleeing the scene after damaging property. The office's official report says...
Via NESN.com
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Jenks Arrested for DUI

Uh oh. Red Sox pitcher Bobby Jenks has posted bail to the Lee County Sherriff’s Office for an arrest on five charges, four of which are related to driving under the influence. Jenks was arrested early Friday morning charged with one count of driving under the influence; three counts of driving under the influence and damage to property; and one count of leaving the scene of...
Via RedSoxLife
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks Arrested for DUI and Hit & Run

Bobby V's bullpen problems just got a little worse.  Red Sox relief pitcher Bobby Jenks was arrested at 3:43 am this morning for driving under the influence and hit and run property damage. Jenks was charged with 4 misdemeanors, he was booked in the Lee County Jail and released on bond.  No word on if there was any fried chicken in the car.
Via Fenway West
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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