Red Sox pitcher Craig Breslow (0-4) surrendered five hits and two earned runs in 5 1/3 innings in a 2-0 loss to the Indians on Saturday. He struck out two. The veteran southpaw acquitted himself reasonably well in his two starts at the tail end of 2015, amassing an impressive 1.98 ERA over 9 1/3 innings. Breslow's undoing Saturday was the long ball, with both Carlos Santana and Ryan Raburn taking him deep. After pitching on a one-year contract in 2015, the 35-year-old Breslow's future is uncertain.
Red Sox pitcher Craig Breslow, who was first in a line of relievers to pitch nine innings Saturday, may be in line for another start as the Red Sox will use their bullpen once again for one of the games against Cleveland at the end of the week, the Boston Globe reports. The Red Sox will use another collection of relievers, essentially taking Eduardo Rodriguez's rotation spot. Breslow pitched four scoreless innings in Saturday's win, but it wasn't enough innings to get the win, which went to second reliever Heath Hembree.
Red Sox reliever Craig Breslow came through with a strong effort Saturday, throwing four scoreless innings and giving up two hits and two walks while striking out two. He didn't last long enough to be eligible for the win, but Breslow got the Red Sox 'bullpen day' off to a rousing start. He'll likely return to relief work for the final week of the season.
The Red Sox activated reliever Craig Breslow from the paternity list Monday. To clear a roster spot, Travis Shaw was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.
The Red Sox have announced that left-hander Craig Breslow has been placed on paternity leave. The veteran reliever has been getting clobbered for a while. He has allowed 10 earned runs on 20 hits in 11 2/3 inning going back to April 28. His ERA has sinced jumped from 0.00 to 4.03.