Koji Uehara 19 | Pitcher

Boston Red Sox

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Thu. Oct 30, 2014 Subscribe 
News: The Boston Red Sox have signed Uehara for two more years. The All-Star reliever will earn $18 million through 2016. Impact: Uehara joined the Red Sox in 2013 and earned the closer's role midway through the season. He was a key part of the team that won the franchise's third World Series in 10 years, striking out Matt Carpenter for the final out in Game 6 on this date last year. He will turn 40 before opening day.(STATS, 5:53pm)
Thu. Oct 30, 2014
News: Uehara has agreed to a two-year contract with the Red Sox, MLB.com reports. Impact: Boston was unlikely to pick up Uehara's team option for next season, since it would mean the club would have to pay the pitcher $15.3 million next season. Instead, both sides were able to agree on a two year deal for a lower yearly figure.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Oct 28, 2014
News: Uehara is unlikely to receive a qualifying offer from the Red Sox, WEEI.com reports. If Uehara were to accept the one-year qualifying offer, the Red Sox would be on the hook to pay him $15.3 million. Impact: Both sides have been talking since Boston's season ended, according to an industry source, a promising sign that Boston will be bringing back the reliever for 2015, albeit at a rate below the $15.3 million qualifying offer.(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