Mark Melancon

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Red Sox closer Joel Hanrahan. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Red Sox Land Hanrahan, Will Close In 2013

The Boston Red Sox have completed a deal with the Pirates for closer Joel Hanrahan, sending four players to Pittsburgh in return for the two-time All Star.

12/26/2012

Red Sox relievers Mark Melancon and Rich Hill. (Melancon Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) | (Hill Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images )

Red Sox Call Up Mark Melancon, Rich Hill To See Dr. Andrews

The Red Sox called up relief pitcher Mark Melancon from Triple-A Pawtucket before Sunday’s game.

06/10/2012

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.

04/18/2012

Mark Melancon #37 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after he gave up a home run to Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers on April 17, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Melancon: ‘Have To Believe It’s Going To Get Better’

Mark Melacon would probably like a mulligan for the start his Red Sox career.

04/18/2012

Daniel Bard registered nine losses in the 2011 season. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Daniel Bard Isn’t The Solution At Closer

The alarms have been sounded and the people have spoken: Make Daniel Bard the closer!

04/09/2012

Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine #25 watches the action during the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on April 7, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Red Sox 10-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Shaughnessy With Gresh & Zo: What Is Valentine Doing Differently?

Dan Shaughnessy joined Gresh & Zo to pick through the wreckage after the Sox opened the season with three straight losses in Detroit.

04/09/2012

Nick Punto #5 (R) and Mike Aviles #3 (L) of the Boston Red Sox can't get to the ball hit between them 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)

Gresh & Zo: The Disaster In Detroit

Gresh & Zo discussed the Red Sox opening weekend disaster in Detroit. Who’s to blame after a sweep at the hands of the Tigers and what can the team do to plug the hole at closer?

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/09/2012

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 Bullpen A Nightmare So Far

Most of the blame for Boston’s weekend of horrors in Detroit can be put on the bullpen, which walked off the field with their heads down twice in three games.

04/09/2012

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 08: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers slaps hands in the dug out with teammates after scoring during a MLB game against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park on April 8, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Red Sox Blow 2 Saves In Stunning Extra-Inning Loss To Tigers

Alex Avila’s two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Detroit Tigers a stunning 13-12 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.

04/08/2012

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