Vicente Padilla

Red Sox reliever Vicente Padilla. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Place Padilla On DL, Recall Mortensen

The Red Sox placed reliever Vicente Padilla on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday, recalling right-hander Clayton Mortensen to take his place.


Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Biggest Surprises And Disappointments On Red Sox

On Wednesday’s show Gresh and Zo talk about the biggest surprises and the biggest disappointments with the Red Sox


Mark Teixeira and Vicente Padilla (Photos by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Padilla Accuses Teixeira Of Being Racist, Threatening Violence

The Yankees left town Sunday night, but the bad blood between Vicente Padilla and Mark Teixeira won’t be going away any time soon.


Daniel Bard pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays on April 16, 2012 at Fenway Park. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Roche: Bard Is The Difference, Now Keep Him In Pen

Dan Roche says Daniel Bard is the difference for the Red Sox bullpen, so keep him there!


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.


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.


Alfredo Aceves #91 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after the sixth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park August 27, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Abraham With Toucher & Rich: “Bullpen Is Not In Good Shape”

Peter Abraham spoke with Toucher & Rich about Alfredo Aceves taking over the closer job, starting the season with 13 pitchers and Bobby Valentine’s weekly interview on New York radio.

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Red Sox closer Andrew Bailey (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Red Sox Closer Andrew Bailey To Undergo Surgery On Right Thumb

Red Sox closer Andrew Bailey will undergo surgery on his injured right thumb Wednesday, just one day before the season begins Thursday in Detroit.


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.


Vincente Padilla #44 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during a Grapefruit League Spring Training Game at JetBlue Park on March 9, 2012 in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Sean McAdam On The DA Show: Options At Closer

With the Red Sox getting ready to open their season on Thursday, Sean McAdam joined The DA Show Monday night to talk thumbs.