Junichi Tazawa

Jose Iglesias #76 of the Boston Red Sox poses for a portrait during the Boston Red Sox Photo Day on February 20, 2011 at the Boston Red Sox Player Development Complex in Ft. Myers, Florida (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jose Iglesias Called Up, Junichi Tazawa Sent Down

Iglesias was called up to the Red Sox on Tuesday, after Kevin Youkilis was not in the lineup for the third straight day due to a sore back.


Mark Melancon #37 of the Boston Red Sox pitches in the eleventh inning during a MLB game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on April 8, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers won 13-12 in extra innings (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Red Sox Send Reliever Melancon To Pawtucket

The Red Sox have sent Mark Melancon to Triple-A Pawtucket, hoping the reliever can work out whatever issues are plaguing him in the minors.


Red Sox pitcher Junichi Tazawa. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Tazawa Rocked In Rehab Outing

Red Sox pitcher Junichi Tazawa was roughed up in his return to baseball Monday night, surrendering six runs in just two-thirds of an inning for the Portland Sea Dogs.


Red Sox pitcher Junichi Tazawa. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Activate Tazawa From 60-Day DL, Assign To Portland

The Boston Red Sox have activated right-hander Junichi Tazawa from the 60-Day disabled list on Monday and optioned him to Double-A Portland.


Boston Red Sox's Dennys Reyes delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Joyce during the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game in Fort Myers, Fla., Tuesday, March 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Red Sox Add LHP Reyes To Major League Roster

The Boston Red Sox have added left-handed reliever Dennys Reyes to the major league roster.


Red Sox pitchers (L-R) Junichi Tazawa, Itsuki Shoda, Daisuke Matsuzaka and Hideki Okajima collect donations for the tsunami victims just before the start of a Spring Training Game against the New York Yankees at City of Palms Park on March 14, 2011 in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Red Sox Encouraging Support For Japan Earthquake Relief

The Boston Red Sox are encouraging fans to join the team in showing support for those affected by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan last Friday.