Craig Kimbrel RUMORS & NEWS

  • Red Sox pick up options for Chris Sale and Craig Kimbrel

    Fanrag Sports "The Boston Red Sox have officially picked up the organization’s 2018 club options for both left-handed pitcher Chris Sale and right-handed reliever Craig Kimbrel. In addition, Boston has also activated infielder Marco Hernandez and right-handers Tyler Thornburg and Steven Wright from the club’s..." November 02

  • Kimbrel, Jansen named Relievers of the Year "Craig Kimbrel of the Red Sox and Kenley Jansen of the Dodgers threw "immaculate innings" within a week of each other back in May, each striking out the side on nine pitches for only the 78th and 79th occurrences in Major League Baseball history. Maybe it was a harbinger that they would accept..." October 28

  • Why this Craig Kimbrel strategy is even making John Farrell uncomfortable

    WEEI Boston "Five times now Craig Kimbrel has pitched in the eighth inning. On three outings he has thrown at least 30 pitches, including his last two appearances. Even with Kimbrel coming through to strike out the side on the way to closing out his 17th save and the Red Sox’ 5-4 win over the Yankees, one..." June 07