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Brandon Workman | Relief Pitcher

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/13/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Red Sox optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Triple-A Pawtucket.
The Red Sox' corresponding move will be to activate Craig Breslow prior to Wednesday's game. Workman will be added to Pawtucket's rotation. Apr 8 - 10:22 PM

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Brandon Workman has secured a spot in the Red Sox Opening Day bullpen.

The 25-year-old hurler posted a 5.17 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 16/2 K/BB ratio over 15 2/3 innings of Grapefruit League play. He'll function in a middle relief role for the Red Sox for two or three weeks, before potentially transitioning back to starting.
Mar 29 - 10:20 AM

Brandon Workman was tagged for five runs in 2 1/3 innings by the Pirates on Monday.

Workman struck out four and walked none, but he gave up five hits, two of them homers with the wind blowing out. That the Red Sox are looking at Workman as a starter this spring suggests that he could open the season in the minors. While he showed late last year that he can be a valuable piece in the pen, the Red Sox have quality depth there without him.
Mar 3 - 5:15 PM

Red Sox manager John Farrell suggested that Brandon Workman would start next season in the bullpen.

Workman went 6-3 with a 4.97 ERA and 1.42 WHIP over 17 relief appearances and three starts in 2013. Boston has plenty of starting pitching depth, so this former second-round pick will have to bide his time in the 'pen in 2014 barring unforeseen circumstances.
Mon, Nov 4, 2013 06:23:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Workman made an impressive spot start last Tuesday against the Mariners and will join Boston's bullpen now that he's rested. The righty will pitch in mid-relief.
Mon, Aug 5, 2013 02:45:00 PM

Red Sox optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Triple-A Pawtucket.

This is just a temporary thing. Workman started Tuesday night against the Mariners and wasn't going to be available for at least four days. He will pitch out of the Boston bullpen when he is recalled this weekend. Jake Peavy has taken over his starting rotation spot.
Thu, Aug 1, 2013 08:35:00 AM

Brandon Workman has been moved to the bullpen.

Workman was brilliant in his start on Tuesday night against the Mariners, allowing just one run over six innings to earn the win. But the Red Sox acquired Jake Peavy at the trade deadline and need to open a rotation spot.
Wed, Jul 31, 2013 04:38:00 PM

Brandon Workman allowed one run over six innings to earn the win in the Red Sox' win over the Mariners on Tuesday.

It was Workman's first-ever major league win, and he earned it. The young right-hander struck out nine batters while giving up just six hits and a walk. He's now posted three straight quality starts dating back to July 14, compiling a 3.54 ERA in the process. For his efforts, the 24-year-old may be in line for a demotion -- with the arrival of Jake Peavy, Workman's spot in the rotation may be in jeopardy. Owners in AL-only leagues should pay attention to see how the rotation shakes out in the coming days.
Wed, Jul 31, 2013 12:22:00 AM

Brandon Workman will have his next start pushed back following Thursday's rainout.

Workman had been slated to start Saturday, but he'll now get that ball next Tuesday. That's assuming he's not needed in relief, as he'll be available out of the bullpen over the next few days.
Thu, Jul 25, 2013 08:08:00 PM

Brandon Workman gave the Red Sox another solid effort Monday, yielding two runs in six innings in a loss to the Rays.

Had Workman struggled tonight, he almost certainly would have been sent down for a fresh arm. That he was able to save the bullpen by throwing six quality innings gives him a chance to stick around as the fifth starter for a while longer. He's done well so far while filling in for Clay Buchholz.
Mon, Jul 22, 2013 10:23:00 PM

Brandon Workman will start Monday against the Rays.

With Jon Lester being pushed back, Workman will move up one day and start Monday. He had a no-hitter through six innings in his first major league start last week and could remain in the rotation until Clay Buchholz returns from the disabled list.
Sun, Jul 21, 2013 11:55:00 PM

Brandon Workman will make his first major league start against the Athletics on Sunday.

The 24-year-old righty has pitched very well across two minor league levels this season, compiling a 3.21 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 108/30 K/BB ratio over 101 innings. He's worthy of a spot start in AL-only and deeper mixed leagues.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 07:13:00 PM

Red Sox manager John Farrell said that either Brandon Workman or Steven Wright will likely start on Sunday in Oakland.

The Sox decided to send down Allen Webster after another disappointing start Tuesday, so they'll need someone for Sunday. Workman, who posted a 3.21 ERA and 108/30 K/BB ratio over 101 innings this season between Double- and Triple-A, is the more intriguing option.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 07:26:00 PM

Red Sox purchased the contract of RHP Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket.

A 2010 second-round pick, Workman has posted a nice 3.21 ERA and 108/30 K/BB ratio over 101 innings this season between Double- and Triple-A. He's worked exclusively as a starter in the minors but will be used in relief for the Red Sox.
Tue, Jul 9, 2013 06:55:00 PM

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2David Ross
1B1Mike Napoli
2Mike Carp
2B1Dustin Pedroia
SS1Xander Bogaerts
3B1Will Middlebrooks
2Jonathan Herrera
3Ryan Roberts
LF1Daniel Nava
2Jonny Gomes
CF1Grady Sizemore
2Jackie Bradley
RF1Shane Victorino
DH1David Ortiz
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S1Jon Lester
2Clay Buchholz
3John Lackey
4Jake Peavy
5Felix Doubront
Relief Pitcher
R1Koji Uehara
2Edward Mujica
3Junichi Tazawa
4Craig Breslow
5Burke Badenhop
6Andrew Miller
7Chris Capuano
8Steven Wright