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19 Koji Uehara RP

Boston Red Sox

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
72%50%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
64.16-5262.52808
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014BOS652.5264000263164.15118181010880

Player Updates

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Red Sox hoping to retain Koji Uehara in 2015
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters Monday that he would like to retain Koji Uehara next season.

"It's no secret we'd like to retain Koji. He's the guy we want to anchor the back of our bullpen," Farrell said.

Uehara pitched only three times since he was booted out of the closer role in early September. He struck out five and allowed one hit and no runs over his final three innings of work.

The 39-year-old from Japan converted 26 of 31 save chances, with a 2.52 ERA, a 0.92 WHIP and an 80:8 K:BB ratio over 64 1/3 innings of relied this season. He will be a free agent heading into 2015.

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Koji Uehara plans to pitch for Red Sox this weekend
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Red Sox ousted closer Koji Uehara, who has not pitched since blowing a save Thursday, is planning on returning to action this weekend in Kansas City.

Uehara has not been given his job back - that belongs for now to Edward Mujica. He is slated to pitch only in lower leverage situations. But he expects to reassume the closer role before the season is over. John Farrell was encouraged by his extended bullpen session Tuesday.

"Similar aggressiveness to in-game," he told MLB.com. "There was finish to his split."

Uehara has not registered a save since Aug. 12.

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Koji Uehara to throw bullpen Tuesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Red Sox pitcher Koji Uehara will throw a bullpen Tuesday, after which the team will determine a plan of action regarding a potential return, ESPNBoston.com reports.

"He went through about a three-day no-throw. He’ll resume long toss and throw a bullpen today,” manager John Farrell said Tuesday. "Once he gets done with a bullpen today, whether there’s a need for an additional bullpen and then lower-leverage situation, that’s the progressive steps."

Uehara blew three of his last four save opportunities before being shut down for a few days. Edward Mujica has assumed the closer role in his absence.

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Edward Mujica in, Koji Uehara out as Red Sox closer
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Right-hander Edward Mujica has been named the new Red Sox closer in place of struggling Koji Uehara, who has been shut down for a short time.

Mujica has three saves as an occasional replacement for Uehara. He has given up just two earned runs since July 24, but both were allowed in five appearances over the last two weeks.

John Farrell said Uehara will return to the mound after "a couple of days" down, per the Providence Journal.

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Koji Uehara in danger of being shut down for rest of season
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters that the team is considering shutting closer Koji Uehara for the remainder of the season, according to ESPN Boston on Thursday.

Uehara suffered a blown save and took the loss after allowing home runs to Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley in the ninth inning. He allowed two runs on two hits over just one-third of an inning. He has blown a save in three of his last four appearances, and has allowed 10 runs over his last six appearances. Uehara has blown five of 31 save chances this season, with a 2.64 ERA and a 0.95 WHIP over 61 1/3 innings of relief.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 20 51 60.56
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs N.Y. Yankees 6.101 4.26309
vs LHB 37.100 3.130438
vs RHB 27.000 1.670442
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
8/22SEA0100.25511
8/25@TOR1000.21000
9/2@NYY0001.02102
9/4@NYY0100.12200
9/12@KC0001.00001
9/16@PIT0001.01003
9/25TB0001.00001
Two Week Schedule
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Fantasy Points by Week
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2009BAL24 4.0512120000 66.2713330701248
2010BAL12 2.86430001315 44.037151450555
2011BAL-TEX23 2.356500001 65.0381717110985
2012TEX00 1.753700011 36.0207740343
2013BOS41 1.09730002124 74.133109519101
2014BOS65 2.52640002631 64.1511818101880
Total 1515 2.4429412006172 350.12501009542246412
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009BAL12200001100 .333 .000 .000
2010BAL43000000000 --- --- ---
2011BAL-TEX65000000000 --- --- ---
2012TEX37000000000 --- --- ---
2013BOS73000000000 --- --- ---
2014BOS64000000000 --- --- ---
Total 294200001100 .333 .000 .000
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2009BALP1212505011.000
2010BALP430523001.000
2011BAL-TEXP650624001.000
2012TEXP37064110 .833
2013BOSP730927001.000
2014BOSP6401037001.000
Total  2941241132711 .976
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2009BAL15197 0.5740100 .270279 11.2 .4450
2010BAL01760 0.3010001 .220174 8.6 .3512
2011BAL-TEX13873 0.5200100 .164243 6.5 .3411
2012TEX02242 0.5510001 .160130 5.8 .2880
2013BOS25566 0.8511001 .130265 5.2 .2373
2014BOS04366 0.7011101 .216249 8.4 .3865
Total 4226404 0.5882304 .1961340 7.7 .34611
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2011TEX00 33.75300000 1.15553021
2012TEX00 0.00100000 1.00000003
2013BOS11 0.661300077 13.271110016
Total 11 3.381700077 16.0126640220
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2010AAA-Norfolk Tides00 0.0020000 2.02000001
2010AA-Bowie Baysox00 0.0022000 2.01000011
2012AAA-Round Rock Express00 0.0030000 3.03000004
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/195
Birthdate:
4/3/1975
Age:
39
Hometown:
Neyagawa, Osaka, Japan
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Boston Red Sox
College:

MLB Experience:
6
Awards:

2013: AL LCS MVP
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