Joel Hanrahan

Joel Hanrahan delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the New York Mets on September 25, 2012 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets, Yankees Among Teams Scouting Former All-Star Closer Joel Hanrahan

Scouts said the 32-year-old “looked fit and healthy” following Tommy John surgery and his pitches were clocked between 87-93 mph, according Jon Heyman of WFAN and


Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Leads Tigers Into Exciting ALCS Versus Big Papi’s Red Sox

The Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox have never previously met in the playoffs. Both teams are led by super sluggers in Miguel Cabrera and David Ortiz.


Joel Hanrahan (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Joel Hanrahan’s Torn Flexor Tendon

Thirty-one-year-old closer Joel Hanrahan has had a rough start to his tenure with the Red Sox after being acquired from the Pirates in the offseason. Now we know why.


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Yankees Open 2013 Season Against Division-Rival Red Sox

Fans may have needed to consult their programs when the defending AL East champions took the field against the revamped Boston Red Sox for the 111th Opening Day in franchise history Monday.


Bobby Parnell (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Bobby Parnell, Pedro Beato May Very Well Decide The Mets’ Fate

At three games over .500, New York is in the wild card playoff hunt. Despite all the talk of getting injured players back, relievers Pedro Beato and Bobby Parnell could ultimately decide just how far the 2011 Mets go.


Mike Pelfrey #34 of the New York Mets pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on June 13, 2011 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Pelfrey Pitches 7 Strong, But Mets’ Offense A No-Show In Loss To Pirates

Paul Maholm pitched seven shutout innings, Brandon Wood homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Monday night to split their four-game series.


Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a two RBI triple at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Mets Come Up Short Vs. Pirates, Lose 3-2

James McDonald allowed two runs in six effective innings, Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run double and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Saturday night.