Joe Kelly

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Lucy Burdge
May 21, 2018 - 5:51 am
Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: NY Yankees at Texas, 8 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Colorado at LA Dodgers, 11 p.m. (MLB Network) NBA: Boston at Cleveland,...
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Ryan Hannable
May 13, 2018 - 5:25 pm
When the Red Sox got to Toronto early Friday morning, their bullpen was a mess. It had blown a 6-5 lead against the Yankees in the eighth inning on Wednesday and then nearly blew a 4-0 lead in the seventh inning on Thursday, but with the way the final two games of the series went against the Blue...
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Ryan Hannable
May 10, 2018 - 11:25 pm
NEW YORK — Thankfully, the Red Sox have J.D. Martinez on their side. Martinez snapped a 4-4 tie with a solo homer to right in the top of the eighth inning, which proved to be the game-winning hit in the Red Sox’ 5-4 win over the Yankees Thursday night. "I hit it, and I was like blowing, praying,...
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Ryan Hannable
May 08, 2018 - 11:55 pm
NEW YORK — Tuesday night’s appearance for Joe Kelly against the Yankees wasn’t a typical walk to the mound from the bullpen. The last time Kelly was on the field with the Yankees he was throwing punches with Tyler Austin, which led to a benches clearing brawl and Kelly getting suspended for six...
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Ryan Hannable
May 08, 2018 - 10:40 pm
NEW YORK -- It was exactly what Joe Kelly wanted . After brawling with Tyler Austin and the Yankees at Fenway Park in the last series between the two teams, Kelly has turned into one of the most hated men in all of New York. He heard it loud and clear Tuesday night when he entered the game with the...
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Rob Bradford
May 07, 2018 - 12:16 pm
NEW YORK -- The question to Joe Kelly was just a bit outside the box: "Have you ever been booed by any other crowd other than your own?" It seemed like a fair inquiry considering pitchers, particularly relievers, don't stir the emotion of the opposition's fans like some others. And certainly few...
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Rob Bradford
May 06, 2018 - 2:44 am
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Craig Kimbrel had every right to savor the moment. After needing 11 pitches to lock down the Red Sox' 6-5 win over the Rangers Saturday night, Kimbrel was greeted by his grandfather in the first row of the stands next to the visitors' dugout, and then his teammates, who offered...
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John Tomase
May 02, 2018 - 10:04 am
Joe Kelly has had some time to kill recently thanks to a six-game suspension for fighting with New York's Tyler Austin, so he took in a recent Red Sox game like a fan. Well, maybe not any fan, since he was invited to sit in a luxury suite with Patriots receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola...
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Rob Bradford
April 29, 2018 - 5:43 pm
Joe Kelly, man of the people. The Red Sox reliever has made the most of his time away from the team, having to sit out six games after his suspension for fighting with the Yankees' Tyler Austin April 11. So with the mandate that he couldn't be in any team-sponsored areas (clubhouse, dugout, and...
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Rob Bradford
April 26, 2018 - 3:19 pm
TORONTO -- Joe Kelly's hot streak has been put on hold. The reliever was informed by Major League Baseball Thursday that his six-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball has been upheld, with Kelly forced to start serving his punishment immediately. The right-handeder had appealed the...
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