// 2011 Bullpen Preview

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Albers, Atchison, Bowden

With only so many spots open in the bullpen and so many arms competing, there will have to be some players left off the Red Sox 40-man roster this season. Most of the players previously mentioned in the other posts are pretty much set in stone to make it. The others? Not so fast. Matt […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Lefties

The Red Sox have five bullpen spots locked up (Jonathan Papelbon, Bobby Jenks, Daniel Bard, Dan Wheeler, Tim Wakefield) and probably two spots left to fill with a number of pitchers. Today, we take a look at the lefties vying for a role in the bullpen. At least one of the following players will fill […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Tim Wakefield

We continue our week-long look at the Red Sox bullpen with knuckleballer Tim Wakefield, who we already gave you a look at as a possible starter for the Red Sox earlier this month. Well, Old Reliable is back yet again. The 44-year-old Tim Wakefield is coming back for his 19th season in the majors and 17th with Boston. […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Dan Wheeler

We continue our week-long look at the Red Sox bullpen with newcomer Dan Wheeler, the former setup man for the Tampa Bay Rays. In a sort-of surprise signing, the Red Sox swooped in and took Dan Wheeler from the Rays this past off-season, and it was a great move. He has been a solid pitcher throughout […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Daniel Bard

We continue our week-long look at the Red Sox bullpen with setup man Daniel Bard. Entering his third season, Bard is expected to continue on his journey in learning how to be a strong closer. What better way to learn than from Jonathan Papelbon and Bobby Jenks? Bard showed last season why he was taken […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Bobby Jenks

We continue our week-long look at the Red Sox bullpen with newcomer Bobby Jenks, the former closer for the Chicago White Sox. Coming into this season, Bobby Jenks was brought in to not only help out the bullpen, but to also step in if Papelbon needs rest or struggles. At any time during the season, Jenks […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Jonathan Papelbon

Heading into the 2011 season, one of the biggest questions for all of Red Sox Nation will simply be, how good will the bullpen actually be? That is a good question because it seems that every year, it is almost entirely revamped and this offseason, we saw the same thing. Such names as Dan Wheeler, […]