BOSTON -- Almost immediately upon the Red Sox’ acquisition of Joel Hanrahan, in a December trade with the Pirates, manager John Farrell announced Hanrahan would be the team’s closer.
BOSTON -- Before this season Daniel Nava had appeared in just two games in Fenway Park’s expansive right field.
BOSTON -- John Lackey, making just his second start this season, is expected to go four to five innings today.
The Red Sox have a controversy on their hands. Or do they?
Joel Hanrahan is the team's closer, but he struggled before going on the DL.