• Red Sox notebook: Ryan Brasier finds relief in a second chance

    9 days ago - By Boston Herald

    Ryan Brasier is rapidly atoning for a bad start to the season.
    Brasier has been one of the Red Sox most effective middle innings relief pitchers since being recalled from Triple-A Worcester on May 28.
    A bad inning waiting to happen out of the bullpen in the opening weeks of the season, the right-hander began the campaign 0-2 with a 6.28 ERA and 10 runs allowed in 14 1/3 innings that included five home runs.
    Those numbers compelled Red Sox manager Alex Cora to assign Brasier to Worcester. Brasier's repentance in Triple A came at a juncture in the season where he had plenty of time to...
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