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Closer Updates - A Quick Run Around the League
After giving a preview on each division, as well as some closer competition updates and overall rankings, it's time for a general rundown of each team's closer situation.
The Miami Herald
Alex Wood shows excitement after strong performance
Alex Wood never tried to act too cool to get excited when pitching in the big leagues as a rookie, and the Atlanta Braves left-hander didn't try to downplay his performance against the Red Sox and David Ortiz on Friday at sold-out Jet Blue Park at Fenway South.
Red Sox catcher David Ross ready to get started
When Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington started the process of rebuilding the team after the embarrassing 2012 season, catcher David Ross was the first free agent he called.
Ortiz Ends 0-for-8 Start; Red Sox Beat Braves 4-1
David Ortiz ended an 0-for-8 spring training start with a double in the fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Friday.
The Miami Herald
Eovaldi goes 2 innings, Miami and Red Sox tie 0-0
The Marlins right-hander managed the rare feat of throwing 36 pitches in the first inning without giving up a run.
Archer off to strong start for Rays in win
Molina, among the slowest players in baseball went 2 for 2, including a double, walked and drove in a run.
Boston Red Sox
Ross' value to Red Sox goes beyond numbers
There are some players whose value to their team is obvious. You can see it on the field, whether it's strikeouts and wins for a pitcher, home runs and RBIs for a batter, or sterling defense for a fielder.
The John Hart Effect
In November of 2013 The Braves hired John Hart as a special adviser to the baseball operations management department.