Joe Kelly News Archive
Kelly suffered his first loss of the season on Sunday against the Yankees, giving up five runs on nine hits through just 4.2 innings.
Kelly struggled in a no-decision Monday, allowing five runs in six innings against the Blue Jays.
Kelly racked up seven strikeouts over five innings Wednesday in Tampa, but gave up five runs on eight hits and a walk. He received no decision in the eventual loss.
Kelly allowed two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out three in 5.2 innings in Boston's win over Baltimore on Friday. He tossed 118 pitches, two shy of his career high.
Kelly allowed one run on one hit and two walks while striking out eight in seven innings in Saturday's win over the Yankees.
Kelly (biceps) will start Saturday's game against the Yankees, CSN New England's Sean McAdam reports.
Kelly will get a final tuneup Saturday at Low-A Greenville before rejoining the Red Sox's rotation, the Boston Herald's Scott Lauber reports.
Boston manager John Farrell indicated that he would like to see Kelly (biceps) up around the 95-pitch mark before he makes his regular season debut, the Boston Globe reports.