Franklin Morales

Bobby Valentine returns to the dugout after bringing in Alfredo Aceves in the ninth inning of the season opener in Detroit. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Aceves, Melancon Fail First Test In Back End Of Red Sox Bullpen

It wasn’t known how soon, exactly, the potential problem at the back end of the bullpen could rear its ugly head.


Red Sox reliever Daniel Bard. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Roche: Bard, Aceves More Valuable In Pen

Dan Roche brings a few thoughts on the Red Sox front, from their bullpen to Jose Iglesias.


Andrew Bailey #40 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after defeating the New York Yankees on July 23, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Call For Arms In Red Sox Bullpen

The Red Sox have plenty of questions in their bullpen, but a little competition in spring never hurts.


Franklin Morales (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Red Sox Sign Franklin Morales, Avoiding Arbitration

The Red Sox avoid arbitration with reliever Franklin Morales Monday night.


Athletics Closer Andrew Bailey. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Roche: Red Sox Take Major Step In Right Direction

Dan Roche breaks down the Red Sox’ acquisition of closer Andrew Bailey.


Red Sox pitchers Josh Beckett and Franklin Morales puts on their rally caps during Boston's 16 inning 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Roche: 16 Innings, Plenty Of Positives For Sox

Dan Roche didn’t make it all 16 innings, but has plenty to pass along about the Red Sox Sunday night 1-0 win over the Rays.


Bobby Jenks (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Red Sox Activate Bobby Jenks, Franklin Morales

The Boston Red Sox have activated relievers Bobby Jenks and Franklin Morales from the 15-day disabled list.


Franklin Morales #46 of the Boston Red Sox delivers a pitch in the eighth inning against the Chicago Cubs on May 21, 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Tonight the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox are wearing replica uniforms from 1918. Before this series, the two teams haven't played at Fenway Park since the 1918 World Series. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Red Sox Place Franklin Morales On DL, Call Up Michael Bowden

The Red Sox placed relief pitcher Franklin Morales on the 15-day disabled list with a left forearm strain and called up righty Michael Bowden.


Red Sox Outfielder Daniel Nava. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Red Sox Make Slew Of Roster Moves, Designate Nava

The Boston Red Sox were a busy team on Friday, making several roster moves.


ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 29: Pitcher Kevin Millwood #34 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on September 29, 2010 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Red Sox Sign Pitcher Millwood, Acquire Morales; Okajima Designated For Assignment

The Boston Red Sox have made two moves that could help fill their injury-depleted pitching staff.