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Team W-L L10 STRK
45-19 7-3 W5
37-23 4-6 L1
36-26 6-4 L1
35-28 8-2 W2
31-30 4-6 W1

2023 Pitching

Earned Run Average
Base on Balls (Walk)
Walks and Hits Allowed Per Inning
Regular Season 1 0 7.29 18 9 1.57

Top Ryan Brasier News

  • Dodgers' Ryan Brasier: Lands with Dodgers

    Brasier said Monday that he has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Dodgers, Rob Bradford of reports.

    After being designated for assignment by Boston on May 14 and later released, Brasier had been on the open market for about two weeks before linking up with the Dodgers. The 35-year-old right-hander will likely report to Triple-A Oklahoma City with his new organization, hoping to eventually earn a promotion to Los Angeles at some point later this summer. He turned in a 7.29 ERA and 1.57 WHIP over his 20 relief appearances with Boston this season prior to being cut loose.

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  • Ryan Brasier: Released by Boston

    Brasier was released by the Red Sox on Sunday, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports.

    After he was designated for assignment May 14, Brasier is now a free agent following Sunday's transaction. The right-hander has struggled to a bloated 7.29 ERA and 1.57 WHIP with 18 strikeouts over 21 innings in 20 appearances with Boston this season. Brasier will likely get another opportunity in the near future considering his experience at the professional level, though he carries little fantasy value.

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Dropped from 40-man roster

    The Red Sox designated Brasier for assignment following Sunday's 9-1 loss to the Cardinals, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports.

    Brasier is likely being removed from the 26-man active roster and 40-man roster in order to make room for Joely Rodriguez (oblique), who is expected to return from the 15-day injured list Monday. After giving up three earned runs over 2.1 innings in Sunday's loss, Brasier now sports a 7.29 ERA and 1.57 WHIP across 21 frames on the season. If Brasier isn't traded or claimed off waivers, he'll remain in the Boston organization, though he would have the right to refuse an assignment to Triple-A Worcester.

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Cedes multiple runs again

    Brasier allowed three runs on one hit and two walks while striking out one over two-thirds of an inning in Saturday's 8-7 extra-inning win over Cleveland.

    Brasier was the most egregious part of a bullpen meltdown and has allowed multiple runs in five of 14 appearances. He survived an offseason bullpen purge, largely because he was a strike thrower, but the right-hander has walked eight in 14 innings and sports an 8.36 ERA. With news that Kenley Jansen (back) is unavailable Sunday, Brasier, who saved a game earlier in April when Jansen was unavailable, could be in line for another opportunity to close.

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Picks up first save

    Brasier picked up the save during Sunday's 2-1 win over the Angels, striking out one over a perfect ninth inning.

    Kenley Jansen recorded saves Friday and Saturday, so he was likely unavailable Sunday, which allowed Brasier to get his first save opportunity. The right-hander was sharp and retired Zach Neto, Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani in order. After giving up three runs in his first outing of the season, Brasier has tossed a scoreless frame in seven of his past eight appearances, recording eight strikeouts during that stretch.

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Logs first hold

    Brasier allowed a hit and a walk while striking out one over a scoreless eighth inning to earn his first hold in Thursday's 6-3 win over Detroit.

    Brasier made his third consecutive scoreless appearance following an Opening Day meltdown, during which he allowed three runs on two hits, two walks, a hit batsman and threw a wild pitch. This was the first time a save opportunity was presented to Boston, and manager Alex Cora signaled his confidence in Brasier by using him in a setup role.

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Settles with Boston

    Brasier signed a one-year, $2 million contract with the Red Sox on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Alex Speier of The Boston Globe reports.

    2022 saw Brasier record a career-worst 5.78 ERA through 62.1 innings, though his 4.92 K/BB ratio was one of the better marks across the majors. Still, the 35-year-old reliever has a tendency to get hit around more often than not, and holds almost no fantasy value beyond the deepest of leagues.

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Perfect inning to secure hold

    Brasier pitched a perfect inning Sunday to earn a hold against the Yankees.

    Brasier needed just 13 pitches to set down the Yankees in order in the eighth inning and secure his eighth hold of the season Sunday. The veteran reliever has not been sharp most of the season, as he now has a 5.20 ERA and 1.31 WHIP over 45 innings, but he has just three blown saves in 48 appearances and has not allowed a run in six out of his last seven outings. He is a long shot for saves the rest of the season but may lock down a few more holds.

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Collects first save of year

    Brasier struck out two in a perfect 11th inning Friday to record his first save of the season in a 5-4 win over the Yankees.

    John Schreiber, Garrett Whitlock and Tanner Houck -- who blew the save in the ninth but stayed in to pitch a scoreless 10th -- had all seen action already by the time Boston retook the lead in the top of the 11th, leaving Brasier to handle the save opportunity. Given the 34-year-old's 5.40 ERA through six appearances in July, Brasier isn't likely to see consistent high-leverage work after the All-Star break despite getting the job done Friday.

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Recalled by Boston

    Brasier was recalled from Triple-A Worcester on Saturday.

    Brasier struggled with the Red Sox over the first month and a half of the season, posting a 6.28 ERA and 1.47 WHIP in 14.1 innings over 18 relief appearances. The right-hander was sent down last week but tossed two scoreless innings in Worcester following his demotion. He'll now rejoin Boston's bullpen after Hansel Robles (back) was placed on the 15-day injured list Saturday.

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Optioned to Triple-A

    Brasier was optioned to Triple-A Worcester on Thursday, Julian McWilliams of The Boston Globe reports.

    Brasier was optioned to make room on the roster for Michael Wacha (side), who will start Friday's game against Seattle. Brasier began the season effectively, but he has allowed seven earned runs across his last 3.1 innings.

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Suffers loss Sunday

    Brasier (0-2) was tagged with Sunday's loss, allowing four runs on three hits and one walk while striking out three over one inning against the Rangers.

    Brasier was victimized by Adolis Garcia and Kole Calhoun, who back-to-back home runs off the righty reliever. He's pitched well out of the bullpen until this last week. Brasier's 2.45 ERA blew up 6.57 after giving up six runs on three home runs in his last two appearances. Brasier's allowed four jacks over 12.1 innings (2.9 HR/9).

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Serves up home run

    Brasier allowed one run on two hits over one-third of an inning in Monday's 3-1 loss to the Tigers.

    Brasier didn't get tagged with the loss -- that went to Austin Davis -- but he gave up the game-deciding, two-run home run to Javier Baez. The Red Sox have had nothing but tight games thus far, and Brasier has worked three high-leverage situations, all in which he inherited runners. The Baez homer was the first run that's been charged to him, but the reliever has allowed three of six inherited runners to cross the plate. While the Red Sox work without a closer, Brasier is seen as a key piece that could pick up saves.

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  • Red Sox's Ryan Brasier: Signs one-year deal

    Brasier signed a one-year, $1.4 million contract with Boston on Tuesday, avoiding arbitration, Robert Murray of reports.

    Brasier missed most of the 2021 season, missing time first with a calf strain and then with a concussion. He returned to post a 1.50 ERA in 12 innings of relief late in the year, dropping his career ERA to 3.39 over parts of five seasons.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 225 lbs
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, TX
Age: 35
Experience: 5
Bats/Throws: R, R