• Hanrahan has surgeries, including Tommy John

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated May 16, 2013
    Hanrahan won't pitch again in 2013 and could miss part of the '14 season. "But the fact is, he's 19 days from his last game. ST. Boston Red Sox reliever Joel Hanrahan underwent Tommy John elbow reconstruction surgery Thursday, the team announced Thursday. Hanrahan is a free agent at the end of the season, so it is conceivable he has thrown his last pitch in a Red Sox uniform. Junichi Tazawa has served as closer in the absence of both Hanrahan and Bailey. "Watching him out there today, he threw the ball very well," said Red Sox manager John Farrell. Was there any consideration to activating Bailey without a rehab stint? "I mean when you see the ball come out of his hand, sure, you think about that," said Farrell.
    Sources: MLB.com ESPN.com

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