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Red Sox pitcher Alfredo Aceves. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Valentine: Aceves Will Close For Red Sox

Alfredo Aceves will replace the injured Andrew Bailey in the back of the bullpen, manager Bobby Valentine announced Wednesday in Detroit.

04/04/2012

Jacoby Ellsbury #2 of the Boston Red Sox is congratulated by teammate David Ortiz #34. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Roche: 2012 Red Sox Preview

WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche breaks down the upcoming 2012 season for the Boston Red Sox.

04/04/2012

Red Sox pitcher Alfredo Aceves. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Heyman Joins Gresh & Zo: Aceves As Red Sox Closer?

Heyman joins Gresh & Zo to discuss the latest on the Josh Beckett and Andrew Bailey injuries and he lets us know why the Sox went with Doubront and Bard in the rotation.

04/03/2012

Red Sox reliever Mark Melancon at the team's Spring Training complex in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by Aaron Strader/WBZ-TV)

If Bailey Lands On DL, Who Should Close For Red Sox?

With Andrew Bailey returning to Boston to have his right thumb looked at, the Boston Red Sox might already face a problem at the back of their bullpen.

04/02/2012

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.

03/16/2012

Jose Iglesias (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Heyman On Gresh & Zo: No Plan On Making Iglesias Opening Day Starter

Jon Heyman joins Gresh & Zo to talk about how Bobby Valentine is shaping the Sox Opening Day roster.

03/13/2012

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.

02/18/2012

Josh Beckett is ready to show off the adjusments he's made when he takes the mound against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday night. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Stories To Watch In Red Sox Spring Training

As the Red Sox get set to kick off Spring Training with pitchers and catchers reporting on Sunday, here are a few of the many storylines to follow as they get ready for Opening Day.

02/18/2012

Mark Melancon (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Melancon Excited To Be On ‘Better Side’ Of Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry

Mark Melancon may owe a lot to the Yankees organization for getting his baseball career started, but the new Red Sox reliever made it clear which side of the rivalry he’s on now.

02/16/2012

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.

12/30/2011

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