Craig Kimbrel RUMORS & NEWS

  • Craig Kimbrel to return to Red Sox after almost three weeks away

    Boston Herald "The Red Sox are getting their flamethrowing closer back in spring training on Sunday, and the reason why he’s returning has the club relieved. Craig Kimbrel had spent nearly three weeks in Boston after his newborn daughter, Lydia Joy, needed another heart surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital...." March 19

  • Closer Craig Kimbrel leaves Red Sox for infant daughter’s heart surgery

    Sportsnaut "Craig Kimbrel will be away from the Red Sox during a part of spring training to deal with something much more serious than baseball. His infant daughter is having a second procedure done on her heart. The Kimbrel’s daughter, Lydia, was born in November. Before Lydia’s birth, Kimbrel and his..." February 28

  • 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

    MLB.com "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