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Kelly was brought in at the deadline and will help the backend of the rotationSource: http://www.zimbio.comBrian Hines (@BringLesterBack)Contributing Writer\Lets go back to July 31st, otherwise known as the trade deadline that broke Red Sox fans hearts. 10:20 AM, the Sox make their first out of many moves. This one, a blockbuster. They send hometown favorites Jon Lester and Jonny...
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Joe Kelly Takes Selfie With Derek Jeter At His Final MLB Game (Photo)

Joe Kelly needed to document a historic moment. What better way to do so than taking a selfie? The historic moment, of course, was New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter’s final game of his 20-year career, which took place against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Sunday. Boston honored Jeter with a moving pregame ceremony, and the Red Sox players also got in on the act. Rusney...
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Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly’s wife wanted to marry Derek Jeter

Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly’s wife, Ashley, just didn’t get what she hoped for. You see, Ashley had the hots for New York Yankees star Derek Jeter who retired on Sunday. In fact, at one time, she wanted to marry him. Check out Ashley's awesome tweet:  
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Joe Kelly’s Wife Has Awesome Tweet About Husband’s Derek Jeter Selfie

The Boston Red Sox and all of baseball bid Derek Jeter farewell Sunday. Joe Kelly did so in a unique way. The Sox threw Jeter a retirement party prior to Sunday’s game, and that pregame ceremony included members of the team greeting Jeter on the field. Kelly — who faced Jeter on Saturday afternoon — brought his cell phone out to the diamond with him. When it was Kelly’s turn...
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Lucchino: 'Considerable Efforts' To Get Pitching

(Getty Images)Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino appeared on WEEI's Dennis & Callahan Morning Show today and stated that the team will make "considerable efforts" over the winter to augment their 2015 starting rotation. Noting that the organization has the "wherewithal" to acquire that pitching talent, Lucchino is clearly sending a signal that Clay...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Kelly: stopgap or solution?

Ian VesceraContributing writerWhen Joe Kelly threw 7 innings of 2 run, 2 hit ball last night, he showed just how dominant he can be on any given night. Although his Red Sox ERA is higher than he would like at 4.00, he has definitely passed his audition to be a part of the rotation next year.At only age 26, Joe Kelly should be entering the prime of his career. He will have a lot of...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Links: Road trip finale ends well for Boston

Photo credit: Kelly O’Connor After splitting the first two games of the series, the Red Sox and Orioles played the rubber match of a 3 game set on Sunday. Right-hander Joe Kelly toed the rubber for the Red Sox in search of his second consecutive win. The 26-year old was opposed by Baltimore right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who looked to bounce back after collecting a tough luck loss...
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Joe Kelly Adding Positive Twist To Red Sox’s Otherwise Tough Situation

Joe Kelly is the freshman hanging out with the older kids. You could say he’s the Mitch Kramer of the Boston Red Sox. As the Red Sox’s other up-and-coming starting pitchers fail to make an impact, Kelly continues to show why he’s an important part of Boston’s 2015 plans. It’s easy to forget that Kelly isn’t much older than Boston’s other young pitchers — he turned...
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Joe Kelly Takes Old-School Approach To Preparing For Starts (Video)

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Joe Kelly takes an old-school approach to preparing for starts. The right-hander likes to physically write down notes and jot down any and every tendency that a hitter has, whether it be a player struggling with a certain pitch or a player jumping at the first ball he sees. “I was never good at taking notes in college, I got bad grades,” Kelly...
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Cardinals are "looking for offense not Peavy"

In case you missed it, there was a lot of buzz surrounding the Cardinals and Jake Peavy yesterday, with Gordon Edes, Peter Gammons and Jayson Stark all reporting the Cards interest in the Red Sox pitcher.  Jon Morosi even indicated that the Cards and Red Sox were in active trade talks regarding Peavy.However, Derrick Goold of the Post-Dispatch put the brakes on that talk with a...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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