// Bobby Jenks

Red Sox Spring Training (2/28-3/6): Lester Gets Flu, Gonzalez Takes BP

Welcome back to Sports of Boston’s weekly recap of all things spring training. After sweeping Boston College and Northeastern University, the Boston Red Sox began Grapefruit League action with an 8-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins to round out opening weekend. This week the team played a full slate of games, and we’re happy to […]

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 To Sign Bobby Jenks

Former White Sox closer Bobby Jenks has reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with the Red Sox for $12 million, according to ESPN.com’s Buster Olney. Jenks, who will be 31 before the season starts, posted a career-worst 4.44 ERA last season with Chicago, where he spent his entire major league career. The White Sox non-tendered […]

TGIF: 2009 Closer Rankings

Oh the noble closer. The anchor to any bullpen, this man puts the weight on his shoulders in the ninth inning and makes it his duty to secure a victory for his team. Depending on what format your league is, the closer could be a valuable commodity on draft day or just a filler in […]