Koji Uehara 19 | Pitcher

Boston Red Sox

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Sat. Sep 13, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Uehara's appearance in Friday night's win over the Royals was his first since Sept. 4. He retired the side in the eighth inning on 15 pitches, 12 for strikes. Impact: The Red Sox made the decision to reduce Uehara's workload, including taking him out of the closer's role, after a run of six straight subpar relief appearances.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Sep 11, 2014
News: Uehara is expected to be available in low-leverage situations beginning Thursday in Kansas City, the Boston Globe reports. Impact: After an extended bullpen session Tuesday, Uehara is believed to be ready to resume appearing in games. Red Sox manager John Farrell said he still would like to get Uehara back into save situations before the end of the season, which could remove the late-season value provided by current closer Edward Mujica.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Sep 5, 2014
News: Uehara has been removed temporarily from his closer's role with the Boston Red Sox. Impact: The move comes one day after Uehara allowed solo homers by Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley in the ninth inning that lifted the New York Yankees to a 5-4 win. It was Uehara's third loss in five outings and his third straight blown save opportunity. Manager John Farrell says Edward Mujica will become the closer. He also says Uehara has no physical ailments and is not being shut down for the season. (STATS, 8:08pm)
Fri. Sep 5, 2014
News: Uehara was removed from the closer role Friday following another blown save Thursday. Impact: Fatigue has seemingly set in on the 39-year-old reliever, as he has been clobbered for 10 runs in his last six appearances. Edward Mujica was named the new closer. There were murmurs that the team could shut Uehara down entirely with an eye toward 2015, but manager John Farrell said that ideally Uehara will be closing out games again before the end of this season.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Sep 5, 2014
News: Uehara could be shut down for the season, WEEI.com reports. Uehara, who gave up two homers in a blown save Thursday, has allowed 10 runs in his last 4.2 innings. Impact: Manager John Farrell, who said Uehara has been lacking finish on his pitches, added that they'll talk with the closer and discuss all options, including "the potential of shutting him down."(RotoWire, )
Thu. Sep 4, 2014
News: Uehara struggled again Thursday, giving up a pair of solo homers to suffer a blown save against the Yankees. Impact: Uehara could not protect a one-run lead, allowing solo shots to Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley. Uehara hasn't had a ton of work lately, but he's been tagged for nine runs in his last six appearances, dating back to Aug. 16.(RotoWire, )
Koji Uehara
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 2"  Wt: 195  Age: 39
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 4/3/1975, Osaka, Japan
College: None
Debut: 2009
Salary: $5,000,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury