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  1. Red Sox designate for assignment reliever Edward Mujica

    May 7, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Edward Mujica

    He’s making $4.75 million this season.

  2. Red Sox activate closer Koji Uehara from the disabled list

    Apr 13, 2015, 12:51 PM EDT

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    Tommy Layne goes back to the minors.

  3. Red Sox expected to activate Koji Uehara from the disabled list on Monday

    Apr 12, 2015, 11:05 PM EDT

    Koji Uehara

    The Red Sox are expected to get closer Koji Uehara back from the disabled list on Monday.

  4. Red Sox place Koji Uehara and Joe Kelly on the disabled list

    Apr 3, 2015, 4:16 PM EDT

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    Edward Mujica is expected to fill in for Uehara early on.

  5. Koji Uehara has setback with right hamstring, will not be ready for beginning of season

    Mar 29, 2015, 2:23 PM EDT

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    Uehara originally strained his right hamstring on March 17 while doing conditioning drills in Red Sox camp.

  6. Koji Uehara suffers strained right hamstring

    Mar 17, 2015, 9:21 PM EDT

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    Red Sox closer Koji Uehara has not looked sharp this spring in the Grapefruit League, yielding seven hits and two earned runs in three innings. And now he’s going to have a little less time to iron things out.

  7. Koji Uehara admits “physical” issue was behind struggles late last season

    Feb 16, 2015, 11:26 PM EDT

    Koji Uehara AP

    Red Sox closer Koji Uehara struggled mightily down the stretch last season and he finally acknowledged to reporters today that it was injury-related.

  8. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez

    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  9. Koji Uehara gets $18 million to stay with the Red Sox

    Oct 30, 2014, 5:07 PM EDT

    Toronto Blue Jays v Boston Red Sox

    Overall in two seasons with the Red Sox he threw 139 innings with a 1.75 ERA and 181/17 K/BB ratio.

  10. Red Sox have had “preliminary talks” with free agent Koji Uehara

    Oct 20, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

    Koji Uehara

    His overall numbers, while not as ridiculously amazing as 2013, included a 2.52 ERA and 80/8 K/BB ratio in 64 innings.

  11. Tigers face losing Max Scherzer, Victor Martinez to free agency

    Oct 6, 2014, 12:17 AM EDT

    Max Scherzer

    GM Dave Drombowski and owner Mike Ilitch will have to dig deep to keep the team together this winter.

  12. Red Sox ready to use Koji Uehara again, but not as closer

    Sep 10, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Koji Uehara

    Uehara was more or less duplicating his amazing 2013 season with a 1.27 ERA and 70/7 K/BB ratio in 57 innings through August 15 this year, but since then he’s allowed 10 runs in 4.2 innings for a 19.29 ERA.

  13. Edward Mujica to temporarily take over as closer for the Red Sox

    Sep 5, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

    Edward Mujica

    The struggling Koji Uehara has been taken out of the closer’s role. Edward Mujica will close out ballgames in his stead.

  14. The Red Sox may shut down Koji Uehara

    Sep 5, 2014, 9:50 AM EDT

    Koji Uehara

    Another bad outing last night may end the Sox’ closer’s season.

  15. What’s wrong with Koji Uehara?

    Aug 26, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

    Koji Uehara AP

    Red Sox closer Koji Uehara has been human of late, blowing back-to-back saves and allowing a total of seven runs in his previous four appearances, which has people wondering if the 39-year-old right-hander might be wearing down.

  16. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 26, 2014, 6:43 AM EDT

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    It was Giancarlo Stanton vs. Mike Trout in Anaheim last night. Advantage: Stanton.

  17. MLB All-Star Game’s continued irrelevance could be saved by going international

    Jul 14, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT

    84th MLB All-Star Game

    MLB All-Stars vs. Japanese League All-Stars, anyone?

  18. Koji Uehara replaces injured starter Masahiro Tanaka on the American League All-Star team

    Jul 9, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT

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    Red Sox closer Koji Uehara has been named to the American League All-Star roster in place of Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka, who is on the disabled list with a right elbow injury.

  19. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

  20. Koji Uehara admits feeling fatigued as of late

    Jul 2, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT

    Koji Uehara AP

    It’s been unusual for Uehara to run into any trouble so his posting a 5.14 ERA in eight outings has been a strange sight.

  21. David Ortiz isn’t clutch, he’s just good

    Jun 22, 2014, 10:48 PM EDT

    David Ortiz, Derek Norris

    John Farrell says his slugger has a “knack for the moment”. He doesn’t, really — he’s just good.

  22. The Red Sox walk off in extras against the Twins

    Jun 18, 2014, 4:38 PM EDT

    Ortiz and Napoli

    Three runs on three homers in this one. All in the tenth inning.

  23. Red Sox defeat Braves, snap 10-game losing streak

    May 26, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT

    David Ortiz Getty

    The Red Sox dug out of an early hole this afternoon to snap their 10-game losing streak.

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