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Craig Kimbrel
ERA S K
1.38 29 97
Team: BostonHt / Wt: 6-0 / 205 NFBC ADP: 76.94
Position: RPBorn: 5/28/1988 Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 3rd Round by Braves (2008)


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Aug. 19 9:20 PM PT10:20 PM MT11:20 PM CT12:20 AM ET0:20 ET4:20 GMT12:20 9:20 PM MST11:20 PM EST11:50 PM VEN8:20 UAE11:20 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 29th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees 9-6 on Friday. Kimbrel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.38 ERA and 0.63 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 17 9:37 AM PT10:37 AM MT11:37 AM CT12:37 PM ET12:37 ET16:37 GMT0:37 9:37 AM MST11:37 AM EST12:07 PM VEN20:37 UAE11:37 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel improved to 5-0, allowing no hits over 1.0 scoreless inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Wednesday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.41 ERA and 0.65 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 14 8:13 AM PT9:13 AM MT10:13 AM CT11:13 AM ET11:13 ET15:13 GMT23:13 8:13 AM MST10:13 AM EST10:43 AM VEN19:13 UAE10:13 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel improved to 4-0, allowing no hits over 1.1 scoreless innings, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees 3-2 on Sunday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.44 ERA and 0.66 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 8 7:26 PM PT8:26 PM MT9:26 PM CT10:26 PM ET22:26 ET2:26 GMT10:26 7:26 PM MST9:26 PM EST9:56 PM VEN6:26 UAE (+1)9:26 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 28th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Tuesday. Kimbrel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.48 ERA and 0.68 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kimbrel has bounced back nicely after blowing a save against the Indians on Aug. 1. In his last four appearances, he's recorded three saves and struck out nine over four innings.
Aug. 6 1:51 PM PT2:51 PM MT3:51 PM CT4:51 PM ET16:51 ET20:51 GMT4:51 1:51 PM MST3:51 PM EST4:21 PM VEN0:51 UAE (+1)3:51 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 27th save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Sunday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.51 ERA and 0.69 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 5 8:57 PM PT9:57 PM MT10:57 PM CT11:57 PM ET23:57 ET3:57 GMT11:57 8:57 PM MST10:57 PM EST11:27 PM VEN7:57 UAE (+1)10:57 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 26th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-1 on Saturday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.54 ERA and 0.69 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 4 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET23:17 ET3:17 GMT11:17 8:17 PM MST10:17 PM EST10:47 PM VEN7:17 UAE (+1)10:17 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel allowed two hits without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Friday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.58 ERA and 0.70 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 1 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET23:16 ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST10:46 PM VEN7:16 UAE (+1)10:16 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel improved to 3-0, allowing two runs on three hits and one walk in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 12-10 on Tuesday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.61 ERA and 0.67 WHIP on the season.
July 30 10:17 PM PT11:17 PM MT12:17 AM CT1:17 AM ET1:17 ET5:17 GMT13:17 10:17 PM MST12:17 AM EST12:47 AM VEN9:17 UAE12:17 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 9-8 on Saturday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.24 ERA and 0.60 WHIP on the season.
July 26 4:45 PM PT5:45 PM MT6:45 PM CT7:45 PM ET19:45 ET23:45 GMT7:45 4:45 PM MST6:45 PM EST7:15 PM VEN3:45 UAE (+1)6:45 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 25th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 0.2 innings, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Wednesday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.27 ERA and 0.59 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: With two on in the ninth, manager John Farrell was forced to bring on Kimbrel after he threw 30 pitches in Tuesday night's 13-inning game.
July 26 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET11:31 ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST11:01 AM VEN19:31 UAE10:31 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel allowed one hit and one walk without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Tuesday. Kimbrel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.29 ERA and 0.60 WHIP on the season.
July 19 7:30 AM PT8:30 AM MT9:30 AM CT10:30 AM ET10:30 ET14:30 GMT22:30 7:30 AM MST9:30 AM EST10:00 AM VEN18:30 UAE9:30 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Tuesday. Kimbrel did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 1.32 ERA and 0.56 WHIP on the season.
July 17 9:40 AM PT10:40 AM MT11:40 AM CT12:40 PM ET12:40 ET16:40 GMT0:40 9:40 AM MST11:40 AM EST12:10 PM VEN20:40 UAE11:40 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 24th save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees 3-0 on Sunday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.35 ERA and 0.55 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: After blowing a second straight save opportunity by surrendering a game-tying homer to Matt Holliday in Saturday's 16-inning marathon, Kimbrel was back to being his usual shutdown self. Fantasy owners shouldn't at all be concerned about his recent struggles.
July 15 8:08 PM PT9:08 PM MT10:08 PM CT11:08 PM ET23:08 ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST10:38 PM VEN7:08 UAE (+1)10:08 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel blew his third save, allowing one run on one hit in 1.1 innings, as the Boston Red Sox lost to the New York Yankees 4-1 on Saturday. Kimbrel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.38 ERA and 0.51 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Matt Holliday hit a tying home run off Kimbrel in the ninth that cleared the Green Monster, and it took 5 hours, 50 minutes for the Yankees to win in 16. Kimbrel had converted a Fenway Park-record 30 consecutive saves.
July 12 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET0:18 ET4:18 GMT12:18 9:18 PM MST11:18 PM EST11:48 PM VEN8:18 UAE11:18 PM CT-Kimbrel allowed no hits and two walks over 1.0 scoreless inning, as the AL All-Stars defeated the NL All-Stars 2-1 on Tuesday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 0.00 ERA and 2.00 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kimbrel picked up the win.
July 7 7:59 PM PT8:59 PM MT9:59 PM CT10:59 PM ET22:59 ET2:59 GMT10:59 7:59 PM MST9:59 PM EST10:29 PM VEN6:59 UAE (+1)9:59 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3 on Friday. Kimbrel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.19 ERA and 0.50 WHIP on the season.
July 4 7:11 AM PT8:11 AM MT9:11 AM CT10:11 AM ET10:11 ET14:11 GMT22:11 7:11 AM MST9:11 AM EST9:41 AM VEN18:11 UAE9:11 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel blew his second save, allowing one run on two hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Texas Rangers 7-5 on Monday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.23 ERA and 0.52 WHIP on the season.
July 1 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET0:50 ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST12:20 AM VEN8:50 UAE11:50 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 23rd save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 on Friday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.01 ERA and 0.48 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kimbrel leads the AL in saves and has converted 17 in a row behind a 0.68 ERA. He has 47 strikeouts and just three walks in 26 2/3 innings during that streak.
June 30 8:47 AM PT9:47 AM MT10:47 AM CT11:47 AM ET11:47 ET15:47 GMT23:47 8:47 AM MST10:47 AM EST11:17 AM VEN19:47 UAE10:47 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 22nd save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-3 on Thursday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.04 ERA and 0.49 WHIP on the season.
June 27 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 21st save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Monday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.07 ERA and 0.48 WHIP on the season.
June 25 5:23 PM PT6:23 PM MT7:23 PM CT8:23 PM ET20:23 ET0:23 GMT8:23 5:23 PM MST7:23 PM EST7:53 PM VEN4:23 UAE (+1)7:23 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel allowed one run on two hits in 1.0 inning as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 on Sunday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.10 ERA and 0.49 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kimbrel allowed a run for just the fourth time in 31 appearances. He's walked five and struck out 60 over 32 2/3 innings this season.
June 19 10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 20th save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Houston Astros 6-5 on Sunday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.85 ERA and 0.44 WHIP on the season.
June 17 8:25 AM PT9:25 AM MT10:25 AM CT11:25 AM ET11:25 ET15:25 GMT23:25 8:25 AM MST10:25 AM EST10:55 AM VEN19:25 UAE10:25 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 19th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Houston Astros 2-1 on Friday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.88 ERA and 0.42 WHIP on the season.
June 14 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET0:15 ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST11:45 PM VEN8:15 UAE11:15 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Tuesday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.91 ERA and 0.44 WHIP on the season.
June 13 10:45 PM PT11:45 PM MT12:45 AM CT1:45 AM ET1:45 ET5:45 GMT13:45 10:45 PM MST12:45 AM EST1:15 AM VEN9:45 UAE12:45 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Monday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.94 ERA and 0.45 WHIP on the season.
June 10 9:54 PM PT10:54 PM MT11:54 PM CT12:54 AM ET0:54 ET4:54 GMT12:54 9:54 PM MST11:54 PM EST12:24 AM VEN8:54 UAE11:54 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 18th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Friday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 0.98 ERA and 0.47 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Another mow-down job by Boston's outstanding closer, who's 12 for 12 in save chances and posted a 0.48 ERA in 18 appearances since blowing his lone save of the season back on April 20. Kimbrel also has racked up an astounding 34 strikeouts over his last 15 1/3 innings of work.
June 7 7:18 AM PT8:18 AM MT9:18 AM CT10:18 AM ET10:18 ET14:18 GMT22:18 7:18 AM MST9:18 AM EST9:48 AM VEN18:18 UAE9:18 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 17th save, allowing no runs on no hits and one walk in 1.1 innings, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees 5-4 on Tuesday. Kimbrel struck out five, ending the game with a 1.01 ERA and 0.49 WHIP on the season.
June 4 9:21 PM PT10:21 PM MT11:21 PM CT12:21 AM ET0:21 ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST11:51 PM VEN8:21 UAE11:21 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 16th save, allowing one run on two hits and one walk in 1.1 innings, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Saturday. Kimbrel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.07 ERA and 0.47 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kimbrel was touched for a run in the ninth, the first he's allowed since suffering his only blown save of the season on April 20. The star closer has racked up 10 saves and posted a sensational 0.55 ERA with 31 strikeouts in 16 1/3 innings following that outing.
June 1 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET11:28 ET15:28 GMT23:28 8:28 AM MST10:28 AM EST10:58 AM VEN19:28 UAE10:28 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel allowed no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-1 on Wednesday. Kimbrel struck out three, ending the game with a 0.75 ERA and 0.38 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kimbrel struck out the side for his 15th save in 16 chances, finishing Boston's eighth win in 10 games. Kimbrel also saved Tuesday's 13-7 victory, throwing 27 pitches while pitching 1 1/3 innings.
May 31 9:17 AM PT10:17 AM MT11:17 AM CT12:17 PM ET12:17 ET16:17 GMT0:17 9:17 AM MST11:17 AM EST11:47 AM VEN20:17 UAE11:17 AM CT-Kimbrel allowed no runs on no hits and one walk in 1.1 innings, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Chicago White Sox 13-7 on Tuesday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 0.78 ERA and 0.39 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kimbrel picked up his 14th save in 15 chances, and the Red Sox picked up the win after dropping two in a row. He remains one of the league's top closers.
May 26 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET23:22 ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST10:52 PM VEN7:22 UAE (+1)10:22 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 13th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Seattle Mariners 3-0 on Friday. Kimbrel did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 0.83 ERA and 0.37 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kimbrel hasn't allowed a run in 13 straight appearances, spanning 12 2/3 innings. He's given up two hits without a walk and fanned 23 in that span.
May 25 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET23:33 ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST11:03 PM VEN7:33 UAE (+1)10:33 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Thursday. Kimbrel struck out four, ending the game with a 0.87 ERA and 0.39 WHIP on the season.
May 20 8:48 AM PT9:48 AM MT10:48 AM CT11:48 AM ET11:48 ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST11:18 AM VEN19:48 UAE10:48 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Friday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.92 ERA and 0.41 WHIP on the season.
May 18 9:17 AM PT10:17 AM MT11:17 AM CT12:17 PM ET12:17 ET16:17 GMT0:17 9:17 AM MST11:17 AM EST11:47 AM VEN20:17 UAE11:17 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Wednesday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.96 ERA and 0.43 WHIP on the season.
May 17 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET0:12 ET4:12 GMT12:12 9:12 PM MST11:12 PM EST11:42 PM VEN8:12 UAE11:12 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 12th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 on Tuesday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.02 ERA and 0.45 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Since blowing his only save on April 20, Kimbrel has yielded a mere two hits and racked up 17 strikeouts over 8 2/3 innings and converted six chances. He's proven he still belongs in the elite closer ranks.
May 13 1:48 PM PT2:48 PM MT3:48 PM CT4:48 PM ET16:48 ET20:48 GMT4:48 1:48 PM MST3:48 PM EST4:18 PM VEN0:48 UAE (+1)3:48 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his 11th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 on Saturday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.08 ERA and 0.48 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Since blowing his only save on April 20 in Toronto, Kimbrel has pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings while allowing two hits and no walks with 16 strikeouts in his last eight appearances.
May 11 3:54 PM PT4:54 PM MT5:54 PM CT6:54 PM ET18:54 ET22:54 GMT6:54 3:54 PM MST5:54 PM EST6:24 PM VEN2:54 UAE (+1)5:54 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel improved to 2-0, allowing one hit over 1.2 scoreless innings, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Thursday. Kimbrel struck out five, ending the game with a 1.15 ERA and 0.51 WHIP on the season.
May 7 4:17 PM PT5:17 PM MT6:17 PM CT7:17 PM ET19:17 ET23:17 GMT7:17 4:17 PM MST6:17 PM EST6:47 PM VEN3:17 UAE (+1)6:17 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel did not allow a hit or walk in 0.2 scoreless innings as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins 17-6 on Sunday. Kimbrel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.29 ERA and 0.50 WHIP on the season.
May 3 8:44 PM PT9:44 PM MT10:44 PM CT11:44 PM ET23:44 ET3:44 GMT11:44 8:44 PM MST10:44 PM EST11:14 PM VEN7:44 UAE (+1)10:44 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his AL-leading 10th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Wednesday. Kimbrel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.35 ERA and 0.53 WHIP on the season.
May 2 7:31 PM PT8:31 PM MT9:31 PM CT10:31 PM ET22:31 ET2:31 GMT10:31 7:31 PM MST9:31 PM EST10:01 PM VEN6:31 UAE (+1)9:31 PM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his AL-leading ninth save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Tuesday. Kimbrel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.46 ERA and 0.57 WHIP on the season.
May 1 6:55 AM PT7:55 AM MT8:55 AM CT9:55 AM ET9:55 ET13:55 GMT21:55 6:55 AM MST8:55 AM EST9:25 AM VEN17:55 UAE8:55 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Sunday. Kimbrel did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 1.59 ERA and 0.62 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 29 11:47 PM PT12:47 AM MT1:47 AM CT2:47 AM ET2:47 ET6:47 GMT14:47 11:47 PM MST1:47 AM EST2:17 AM VEN10:47 UAE1:47 AM CT-Craig Kimbrel recorded his eighth save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday. Kimbrel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.74 ERA and 0.68 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 20 2:42 PM PT3:42 PM MT4:42 PM CT5:42 PM ET17:42 ET21:42 GMT5:42 2:42 PM MST4:42 PM EST5:12 PM VEN1:42 UAE (+1)4:42 PM CT-Kimbrel blew a save chance by surrendering a solo home run in the ninth inning Thursday in Toronto, but wound up with the win when the Red Sox scored three times in the top of the 10th before he struck out the side in the bottom half.
Analysis: Despite this hiccup, Kimbrel has so far been worth the investment for fantasy owners. The five-time All-Star had converted his first six opportunities of the season and owns a stellar 0.67 WHIP with 17 strikeouts over nine innings of work.
Apr. 9 4:33 PM PT5:33 PM MT6:33 PM CT7:33 PM ET19:33 ET23:33 GMT7:33 4:33 PM MST6:33 PM EST7:03 PM VEN3:33 UAE (+1)6:33 PM CT-Kimbrel walked two and allowed a run in the ninth inning of Sunday's appearance, but struck out the side to earn the save in Boston's 7-5 win at Detroit.
Analysis: Kimbrel's outings can be an adventure, but he's now 33 of 35 in save opportunities since being acquired by the Red Sox prior to the start of last season. The hard-throwing righty also owns a stellar rate of 14.14 strikeouts through 9 innings during his tenure in Boston.
Apr. 3 4:46 PM PT5:46 PM MT6:46 PM CT7:46 PM ET19:46 ET23:46 GMT7:46 4:46 PM MST6:46 PM EST7:16 PM VEN3:46 UAE (+1)6:46 PM CT-Kimbrel had two strikeouts in a scoreless ninth Monday to get the save against the Pirates.
Analysis: Kimbrel had 31 saves in 33 chances for Boston last season, striking out 83 over 53 innings.

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