Alexi Ogando News Archive
Ogando could serve as a backup closer if Koji Uehara (hamstring) is unable to pitch early in the season, WEEI.com reports.
Ogando threw a dominant inning in Monday's game against the Mets, WEEI.com reports. He struck out two and induced a popup.
Ogando, who pitched a clean inning in Thursday's game against the Pirates, can be a weapon against the quality right-handed hitters in the A.L. East, ESPN Boston reports.
Ogando hit 95 on the radar gun while making his spring-training debut Thursday night against the Twins. He struck out two, but also allowed a two-run homer, in one inning of relief.