Koji Uehara RP BOS 6 hours ago

Uehara pitched around a pair of singles in a scoreless ninth inning to record his third save of the season in a 7-5 win over Baltimore Friday night. He struck out two.

Just 11 days since coming off the disabled list, Uehara now has three saves and a win on the year. He has yet to allow a run this season, and appears to be fully healthy now, and resumes his role as one of the top closers in the game.

Koji Uehara RP BOS 3 days ago

Uehara allowed a hit during a scoreless ninth inning Tuesday en route to his second save of the season.

After throwing a first-pitch fastball (86 mph) to Logan Forsythe that was driven to left field for a single, Uehara threw 10 splitters to induce a double play and a Desmond Jennings groundout to end the game. Since returning from the disabled list, Uehara has tossed three scoreless innings while striking out four and converting both of his save chances.

Koji Uehara RP BOS 1 week ago

Uehara picked up a win with a clean inning in Boston's 3-2 win over the Orioles on Friday night. he struck out two in the outing.

He needed just 10 pitches (eight for strikes) to record three outs, two via strikeout, in the top of the ninth inning of a tie game. His mates then scored in the bottom of the frame to provide him with a win. Just activated from the disabled list this past Monday, the sometimes fragile Boston closer appears to be enjoying good health just now.

Koji Uehara RP BOS 1 week ago

Uehara pitched a perfect ninth inning Tuesday, striking out two en route to his first save of the season.

He was activated from the disabled list on Monday and wasted no time showcasing why he is one of the premier closers in baseball when healthy, which he appears to be.

Koji Uehara RP BOS 2 weeks ago

The Red Sox activated Uehara (hamstring) from the disabled list Monday.

Uehara is set to return to action after recovering from a mid-March hamstring injury that landed him on the disabled list to open the season. He will immediately reclaim his role as the Red Sox' closer.

Koji Uehara RP BOS 2 weeks ago

Uehara (hamstring) will be activated from the disabled list and will retake his spot as the closer, Sean McAdam of CSN New England reports.

Uehara pitched an inning in a rehab appearance Saturday, allowing three hits and a run. However, it was enough for him to be deemed ready, meaning one of the current bullpen members will likely be sent to Triple-A Pawtucket. The 40-year-old struggled down the stretch last season, but finished the campaign with 26 saves, a 2.52 ERA and 80 strikeouts over 64 appearances last season.

Koji Uehara RP BOS 2 weeks ago

Uehara allowed three hits and a run in his one-inning rehab appearance for Low-A Greenville.

Uehara will be evaluated Sunday and could join the Red Sox in time for the team's home opener Monday against Washington.

Koji Uehara RP BOS 2 weeks ago

Uehara (hamstring) will pitch out of the bullpen for Low-A Greenville on Saturday, and he may then be ready to join the Red Sox, MassLive.com's Jen McCaffrey reports.

Uehara seemingly has a shot to be available for all of next week, and the Red Sox will likely know whether that's the case by the end of this upcoming weekend. It appears Edward Mujica's stint in the closer's role will be rather brief.

Koji Uehara RP BOS 2 weeks ago

Uehara (hamstring) will report to Low-A Greenville on Wednesday and pitch a simulated game Thursday, the Boston Globe reports.

If all goes well, Uehara will pitch an inning for Greenville on Saturday. The plan is to have Uehara activated off the disabled list in time for Monday's home opener against the Nationals.

Koji Uehara RP BOS 3 weeks ago

Uehara (hamstring) threw 30 pitches in a simulated game Tuesday, ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes reports.

Uehara's sim game reportedly went well, and he should be available at some point between Saturday and Monday. The Red Sox didn't need Edward Mujica on Opening Day against the Phillies, as a Hanley Ramirez grand slam extended Boston's lead to 8-0 in the top of the ninth inning.