Koji Uehara News Archive
Manager John Farrell said he'd like to use Uehara in a closing situation before the end of the season, Maureen Mullen of the Boston Globe reports.
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.
Uehara is expected to be available in low-leverage situations beginning Thursday in Kansas City, the Boston Globe reports.
Uehara has been removed as the Red Sox's closer.
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.
Uehara struggled again Thursday, giving up a pair of solo homers to suffer a blown save against the Yankees.
Uehara pitched for the first time in eight days Tuesday night. He allowed a homer to the first batter faced in a win over the Yankees.