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  1. Bobby Jenks opens up about brush with death, painkiller addiction

    Jan 26, 2014, 8:25 PM EST

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    Bobby Jenks helped etch his name in history as part of the 2005 world champion White Sox roster. It seemed like the sky was the limit for the right-hander, who struck out 50 and unintentionally walked 12 in 39 1/3 innings in 2005, his rookie campaign. By 2009 and 2010, his effectiveness had been lost…

  2. Bobby Jenks was in rehab when the Red Sox cut ties with him last season

    Mar 30, 2013, 2:46 PM EST

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    Evan Drellich of MassLive.com reports that when the Red Sox and Bobby Jenks went their separate ways last July, the veteran reliever was in the middle of a 45-day stay at a luxury rehab clinic in Malibu, California. Jenks was admitted to the clinic on June 7,  nearly 10 weeks after he was arrested and…

  3. The Red Sox cut ties with Bobby Jenks

    Jul 3, 2012, 6:00 PM EST

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    They’ve been talking about parting ways, and now they have: The Red Sox announced today that have reached a contract termination settlement with Bobby Jenks and have given him his unconditional release. It was a two-year, $12 million deal that saw Jenks pitch in 19 games, suffer a horrible back injury and then experience what may very well…

  4. The Red Sox and Bobby Jenks are working on a contract settlement

    Jun 13, 2012, 5:02 PM EST

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    In terms of its size it’s nothing close to being the worst contract ever, but it’s harder to remember a deal where the team got less back in performance than the Red Sox have on the Bobby Jenks contract. After signing a two-year, $12 million deal, Jenks has pitched a total of fifteen and two-thirds…

  5. Bobby Jenks on DUI: “I am embarrassed and apologize”

    Mar 25, 2012, 5:12 PM EST

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    Red Sox right-hander Bobby Jenks issued a short written statement Sunday afternoon about his ugly Friday morning DUI arrest. Boston Herald beat writer Scott Lauber provides the text: “I am embarrassed by the situation and apologize to my teammates and to the Red Sox organization for any distractions I may have caused. I still need…

  6. Bobby Jenks: “I took too many muscle relaxers”

    Mar 23, 2012, 12:33 PM EST

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    Kirk Minihane of WEEI has more on the Bobby Jenks DUI arrest. Seems Jenks was pulled over for driving erratically, and when questioned, he told the deputy that the “took too many muscle relaxers.” He had dilated pupils, glassy eyes and slurred speech. Then this: When Deputy Sutphin asked Jenks if he had taken anything else other than the muscle relaxers,…

  7. Bobby Jenks was arrested for DUI and hit-and-run at 4am this morning

    Mar 23, 2012, 11:00 AM EST

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    Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks was arrested in Ft. Myers at 3:43 AM this morning. The charges: DUI, property damage and hit-and-run, suggesting that he crashed his car and tried to take off.  Here’s his charging report. There aren’t any big details yet. Jenks was not expected to pitch for a long, long time —…

  8. Bobby Jenks was “leaking spinal fluid” from “an error done inside” during nightmare back surgery

    Feb 23, 2012, 11:19 AM EST

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    Bobby Jenks was placed on the 60-day disabled list by the Red Sox earlier this week following two back surgeries and a pulmonary embolism, and today the reliever shared the details of his nightmarish offseason with Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe. Once he was recovered from the pulmonary embolism Jenks underwent spinal surgery in…

  9. Bobby Jenks may not pitch until midseason

    Feb 20, 2012, 4:19 PM EST

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    Bobby Valentine was asked about reliever Bobby Jenks today, and he said that Jenks — who underwent two back surgeries this offseason — will not pitch during the spring.  Rather, he expects him to be a “mid-season arrival.” Jenks, of course, was able to manage only 19 appearances last season, striking out 17 and walking…

  10. Bobby Jenks needed a second back procedure

    Jan 5, 2012, 8:54 AM EST

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    The Boston Globe reports that Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks — who missed most of last season with back problems and had surgery to remove bone fragments in December — needed a second surgery to deal with fluid buildup around his spine. The recover time for that, the Globe reports, is eight weeks, which means he…

  11. Bobby Jenks “making progress” in treatment for pulmonary embolism

    Oct 29, 2011, 3:22 PM EST

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    The last we heard from Bobby Jenks in mid-September, he was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism, a condition which involves a sudden blockage of an artery in the lung. According to Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald, new Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said yesterday that Jenks is “making progress” in his treatments. While…

  12. Bobby Jenks diagnosed with pulmonary embolism

    Sep 13, 2011, 4:47 PM EST

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    In the midst of having his injured back reexamined, right-hander Bobby Jenks was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism (an arterial blockage in the lung), the Red Sox announced Tuesday. Jenks was already expected to have season-ending back surgery.  That figures to be delayed because of the embolism treatment, which will probably involve blood thinners.  Manager Terry Francona…

  13. Bobby Jenks done for the season, Erik Bedard skipping start

    Sep 5, 2011, 12:19 PM EST

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    Bobby Jenks hasn’t pitched since July 7 because of a back injury and manager Terry Francona told reporters this morning that the big right-hander is unlikely to return this season. This is Jenks’ third disabled list stint of the season and he allowed 12 runs in 16 innings in between the injuries, so the Red…

  14. Bobby Jenks undergoes colonoscopy after being hospitalized for “intestinal turmoil”

    Aug 8, 2011, 7:00 PM EST

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    Already on the disabled list with a back injury, Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks was hospitalized over the weekend with what manager Terry Francona described as “intestinal turmoil.” According to Francona “he got really sick, I mean, really sick” and “they ended up having to keep him in the hospital for three days.” Brian MacPherson…

  15. Bobby Jenks on disabled list again with back tightness

    Jul 16, 2011, 2:30 PM EST

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    Rob Bradford of WEEI.com reports that Bobby Jenks has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with back tightness. He felt discomfort warming up last night in the same area that sent him to the disabled list last month. This is his third trip to the DL this season. Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein envisioned…

  16. Bobby Jenks set to rejoin Red Sox on Tuesday in Philly

    Jun 26, 2011, 1:29 PM EST

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    Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks threw a scoreless rehab inning on Saturday for Double-A Portland, needing only 13 pitches. It was enough to convince the Boston brass that he is ready to begin contributing again at the major league level. According to Rob Bradford of WEEI.com, Jenks will not make another rehab appearance and has…

  17. Ozzie Guillen and Bobby Jenks make nice

    Jun 1, 2011, 10:47 AM EST

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    Ozzie Guillen and Bobby Jenks had a nasty breakup, with mud being slung from both sides after Jenks signed with the Red Sox as a free agent and Guillen hinting at having some further bombs to lob should things escalate. Eventually the situation died down and yesterday, with the White Sox in Boston for a…

  18. Red Sox activate Bobby Jenks from DL, option Michael Bowden to Triple-A

    May 31, 2011, 2:48 PM EST

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    As expected, the Red Sox have activated Bobby Jenks from the disabled list following a four-week stay for a strained biceps muscle. Jenks struggled mightily before going on the DL, allowing 10 runs in 8.2 innings while opponents hit .333 with an .869 OPS off him, so he may have gain manager Terry Francona’s trust…

  19. Bobby Jenks could be activated from DL this weekend

    May 24, 2011, 2:52 PM EST

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    Out since May 5 with a strained triceps, Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks threw a problem-free bullpen session yesterday and Ian Browne of MLB.com reports that he could be activated from the disabled list as soon as this weekend. After throwing a 25-pitch session Jenks said: Everything felt great today. Biceps is back to where…

  20. Red Sox place Bobby Jenks and Dan Wheeler on disabled list

    May 5, 2011, 11:46 AM EST

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    Bobby Jenks was unavailable to pitch in last night’s marathon loss to the Angels because of a forearm injury, so not surprisingly Alex Speier of WEEI.com reports that the Red Sox have placed him on the disabled list prior to this afternoon’s game. Dan Wheeler joins Jenks in heading to the DL, which allows Boston…

  21. Ozzie Guillen fires back at Bobby Jenks: “He did a lot of bad things … we lied for him, we protected him”

    Feb 28, 2011, 1:50 PM EST

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    After being non-tendered by the White Sox and signing with the Red Sox as a free agent Bobby Jenks commented that he’s “looking forward to playing for a manager who knows how to run a bullpen.” Ozzie Guillen remained remarkable silent after that, instead letting his son Oney Guillen rip Jenks repeatedly via Twitter, but…

  22. Ozzie Guillen wasn’t pleased with Bobby Jenks or his son’s tweets

    Jan 21, 2011, 12:06 PM EST

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    Ozzie Guillen talked about that Bobby Jenks-Oney Guillen stuff yesterday, and he voiced some regret over his son sharing clubhouse business on his Twitter feed: Guillen said he felt ‘‘sad’’ about Jenks’ comments, which came after Jenks signed with the Boston Red Sox last month. But Guillen said his son crossed the line when he…

  23. Bobby Jenks thinks he was disrespected by the White Sox

    Dec 28, 2010, 5:23 PM EST

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    MLB.com’s Scott Merkin caught up with Bobby Jenks, and it seems that the White Sox’ former closer isn’t entirely pleased with his departure from the Windy City: Confusion began after free-agent slugger Adam Dunn and the White Sox agreed upon a four-year, $56 million deal. Dunn had worn jersey No. 44 in the past, but…

  24. Bobby Jenks’ contract with Red Sox includes incentives for games finished

    Dec 22, 2010, 10:15 AM EST

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    General manager Theo Epstein has made it very clear that Jonathan Papelbon remains the Red Sox’s closer, but it’s worth noting that Bobby Jenks’ new two-year, $12 million deal with Boston includes $1 million in incentives each season based on games finished. According to Rob Bradford of WEEI.com, Jenks can earn $200,000 for each of…

  25. Report: Bobby Jenks agrees to a two-year, $12 million deal with the Red Sox

    Dec 16, 2010, 2:50 PM EST

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    UPDATE: Buster Olney says it’s done: Bobby Jenks has agreed to a two-year, $12 million deal with the Red Sox.  This came out of left field. Significance: once again the Red Sox have beat their AL East rivals this offseason, as both New York  and Tampa Bay were obviously looking to upgrade their bullpens and…

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