Red Sox GM Dave Dombrowski said that Joe Kelly could serve as a multi-inning swing man in 2017.
Red Sox manager John Farrell said Tuesday that Joe Kelly has "found his role late in games."
Red Sox recalled RHP Joe Kelly from Triple-A Pawtucket.
The Red Sox announced Thursday that Joe Kelly will be recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday.
Red Sox optioned RHP Joe Kelly to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Joe Kelly (groin) has been moved to the bullpen.
Joe Kelly (groin) will throw a bullpen session Friday.
Red Sox manager John Farrell does not know when Joe Kelly (groin) will be able to resume throwing off the mound.
Joe Kelly has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 groin strain.
Joe Kelly left his start at Triple-A Pawtucket on Tuesday after suffering a right groin injury.
Joe Kelly was pounded for seven runs in 2 1/3 innings Wednesday in a loss to the Orioles.
Joe Kelly racked up eight strikeouts over 4 2/3 innings against the Blue Jays on Friday, but also surrendered five runs on nine hits and three walks.