• Joel Hanrahan Fastball Punctures Hole In Sign

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated May 7, 2013
    Joel Hanrahan is not off to a grand start as the Red Sox closer. The timing of his injury coincided with the return of Joel Hanrahan from the DL, which had led to questions regarding whether Bailey would retain the closer's job. With both of his relievers with closer's experience on the shelf Andrew Bailey with biceps inflammation and Joel Hanrahan with a forearm strain manager John Farrell said Tuesday the Boston Red Sox will go with right-hander Junichi Tazawa in closing situations for now. "With the addition of Craig Breslow in that mix, I feel like we've gotten more options to match up in that bridge to Junichi as a closer, and I like the fact that Junichi's got power to his pitch mix.
    Source: deadspin.com
    • Red Sox's Hanrahan returns to DL (right forearm)

      BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have placed closer Joel Hanrahan on the disabled list for the second time this season.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • With Hanrahan on DL, Tazawa becomes the closer

      Plans A and B are currently not options for the Red Sox in the ninth inning after they officially placed Joel Hanrahan on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a right forearm strain. With Andrew Bailey already on the DL with a right biceps strain, Juni…
      Sources: MLB.com ESPN.com
    • Sox put closer Bailey (biceps inflammation) on DL

      The Red Sox on Monday put closer Andrew Bailey on the DL with a right biceps strain.
      Source: ESPN.com

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