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MLB: Boston 5, Toronto 2

BOSTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Jackie Bradley Jr. smacked a three-run homer Sunday and American League East champions Boston stayed on a roll with a 5-2 defeat of Toronto.

MLB: Boston 6, Toronto 3

BOSTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A strong seven-inning effort by Jon Lester carried Boston to a 6-3 win over Toronto Friday that made the Red Sox champions of the American League East.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Boston 2

BOSTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Danny Valencia tripled in the ninth inning and Matt Wieters cashed in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly Tuesday, handing Baltimore a 3-2 win over Boston.

MLB: Boston 7, Tampa Bay 3 (10 innings)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- A grand slam Mike Carp in the 10th inning Wednesday propelled the Boston Red Sox to a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB: Boston 2, Tampa Bay 0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Clay Buchholz came off the disabled list to toss five scoreless innings Tuesday, staking the Boston Red Sox to a 2-0 whitewash of Tampa Bay.

MLB: Boston 9, New York Yankees 8 (10 innings)

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Shane Victorino singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning Thursday, boosting Boston to a 9-8 victory over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Boston 2, Detroit 1

BOSTON, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Boston's Jon Lester outdueled Detroit ace Max Scherzer Tuesday, tossing seven innings of one-run ball for the Red Sox in their 2-1 decision over the Tigers.

MLB: Boston 7, Chicago White Sox 6

BOSTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- David Ortiz provided three RBI Sunday and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep with a 7-6 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Boston 4, Chicago White Sox 3

BOSTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Ryan Dempster won for the first time since being suspended and David Ortiz drove in the game-winner Friday in Boston's 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Boston 4, Baltimore 3

BOSTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Pinch-hitter Mike Carp singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth Wednesday, bringing Boston a 4-3 victory over Baltimore.

MLB: Boston 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Jon Lester fired 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball and Jonny Gomes homered Saturday, handing the Boston Red Sox a 4-2 interleague win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: Boston 4, Toronto 2 (11 innings)

TORONTO, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Shane Victorino drove in two runs with an 11th-inning single Tuesday, hoisting the Boston Red Sox over Toronto 4-2.

MLB: Boston 5, Kansas City 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Jacoby Ellsbury went 4-for-5 with two RBI and contributed to a fourth-inning uprising that carried the Boston Red Sox over Kansas City 5-3 Saturday.

MLB: Boston 7, Houston 5

HOUSTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Stephen Drew hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning Wednesday to finish off a Boston comeback and boost the Red Sox over Houston 7-5.

MLB: Boston 5, Arizona 2

BOSTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Newly acquired Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his Boston debut Saturday and the Red Sox came alive late for a 5-2 interleague win over Arizona.
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Japan #19 Koji Uehara pitches during the first inning of Japan vs USA in the '06 World Baseball Classic at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California on March 12, 2006 . (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)
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Koji Uehara (上原 浩治, Uehara Kōji?, born April 3, 1975, in Neyagawa, Osaka, Japan) is a Major League Baseball Japanese right-handed relief pitcher. He is currently a relief pitcher for the Texas Rangers. Uehara throws a high-80s four-seam fastball (tops out at 92 mph) and a solid forkball as his primary pitches. He's never been a power pitcher anywhere, but still has a great K/BB ratio with his pinpoint command.

Uehara graduated from the Osaka University of Health and Sport Sciences, and was drafted with the first pick by the Yomiuri Giants in 1998. He had a successful rookie year in 1999, with 15 consecutive wins which broke the all-time rookie record, claimed the Rookie of the Year, Eiji Sawamura Award, and led in wins, ERA, strikeouts and winning percentage.

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