Matt Barnes

#32 RP / Boston Red Sox / EXP: 5YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 213 lb Age: 31 College: Connecticut Bats/Throws -/-

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    Red Sox's Matt Barnes: Locks down 22nd save

    Matt Barnes pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn the save in Monday's 5-4 win over Toronto.Barnes needed just nine pitches to protect a one-run lead that materialized on Alex Verdugo's two-run home run in the eighth. The 31-year-old right-hander is now 22-for-26 in save chances with a 2.36 ERA and 0.83 WHIP in 42 innings. He's pitched on each of the last two days, so there's no guarantee he'll be utilized if a save chance comes up Tuesday.

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    Red Sox's Matt Barnes: Converts save No. 21

    Matt Barnes allowed a hit in a scoreless inning to earn the save in Sunday's 5-4 win over the Yankees.With the Boston Red Sox failing to record a hit through seven innings, it didn't look like Barnes would be needed Sunday. A five-run rally in the eighth inning put the Sox ahead, and the 31-year-old had no trouble notching his 21st save in 25 chances. The closer has a 2.41 ERA, 0.85 WHIP and 65:11 K:BB through 41 innings this year.

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    Red Sox's Matt Barnes: Secures 20th save

    Matt Barnes pitched a perfect inning against Toronto on Wednesday, striking out one batter to earn the save.The right-hander entered in the ninth inning with the task of preserving a three-run lead and did so with ease, needing only 11 pitches to set down the side in order. The save was his first since July 4 in only his second appearance since that date. Barnes has allowed only one earned run over his past 10 appearances and has a solid 2.54 ERA on the campaign.

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    Red Sox's Matt Barnes: Agrees to two-year extension

    Matt Barnes and the Boston Red Sox agreed to a two-year extension Sunday, Alex Speier of The Boston Globe reports.Barnes has served as team's primary closer to this point in the season, as he's recorded 19 saves in 23 opportunities. He's backed that with excellent swing-and-miss stuff, racking up 62 strikeouts across 37 innings. The extension runs through the 2023 season and also includes a club option for 2024.

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    Red Sox's Matt Barnes: Notches 19th save

    Matt Barnes secured the save, allowing one hit and one walk while striking out one across one inning against the Athletics on Sunday.Barnes picked up his 19th save, although he allowed the tying run to get into scoring position before striking out Seth Brown to end the game. The closer has the second-most saves in the American League and is 19-for-23 in save opportunities. He has allowed just one earned run in 7.2 innings over his last eight appearances.

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    Red Sox's Matt Barnes: Blows save, earns win

    Matt Barnes (4-2) gave up a run and struck out two batters in one inning Friday, earning a win after blowing the save against Oakland.Barnes coughed up a leadoff, game-tying homer to Elvis Andrus in the ninth inning. It was just the second long ball he's given up in his last 17 appearances. He had converted his previous four save chances and hadn't been charged with an earned run since June 15. His ERA bumped up to 2.75 with a 61:9 K:BB through 36 innings this season. Barnes has 18 saves in 22 opportunities.

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    Red Sox's Matt Barnes: Locks up save No. 18

    Matt Barnes struck out the side in a perfect ninth inning to secure his 18th save of the year in a 7-6 win over the Royals.Barnes entered with a one-run lead and set down all three hitters he faced on strikes while needing only 13 pitches to do so. The 31-year-old owns a 2.65 ERA, 0.82 WHIP and an impressive 57:9 K:BB over 34 innings.

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    Red Sox's Matt Barnes: Snags 17th save

    Matt Barnes tossed a perfect ninth inning to earn a save over the Royals on Monday.Barnes didn't record a strikeout but needed just 10 pitches to finish off the 6-5 win. He's converted his last three save chances after blowing the previous two, making him17-for-20 on the year. The 31-year-old owns a 2.73 ERA and a 54:9 K:BB.

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    Red Sox's Matt Barnes: Notches 16th save

    Matt Barnes gave up two hits and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning Friday to record his 16th save of the season in a 5-3 win over the Yankees.The right-hander continues to create jams for himself, and over his last seven appearances, Barnes blew two of his four save chances and posted a 4.05 ERA, 1.80 WHIP and 9:4 K:BB through 6.2 innings. His early-season dominance may have faded, but as yet there's no indication his grasp on the closer's role is slipping.

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    Red Sox's Matt Barnes: Takes loss on wild pitch

    Matt Barnes (3-2) allowed one run on a walk and a wild pitch in 0.2 innings to take the loss Thursday in a 1-0 loss to Tampa Bay.Barnes came on to start the ninth inning of a scoreless tie and quickly retired Austin Meadows and Yandy Diaz. Things subsequently unraveled after Barnes walked Manuel Margot, who promptly stole second and advanced to third on Christian Vazquez's errant throw. Margot later came in to score when Barnes bounced a wild pitch in front of Vazquez. Barnes, who has allowed a run in three of his last four outings, still owns a 2.90 ERA and 0.84 WHIP on the season while converting 15 of 18 save chances.

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