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Kimbrel allowed one run on a walk, a wild pitch and two sacrifices in one inning in Saturday's 4-3 loss to Toronto. Boston's closer has walked six of the last 13 batters faced and has been tagged with losses in two of the last three games.
Kimbrel walked two batters but managed to pitch a scoreless inning for his 31st save of the season in Friday night's 5-3 win over Toronto.
Kimbrel failed to convert a save opportunity Wednesday allowing a hit and three walks and being charged with four runs and the loss in Boston's 5-3 loss to the Yankees. Despite the blown save, the Red Sox clinched the AL East when Toronto lost earlier in the evening.
Kimbrel was left in the bullpen in a save situation in Boston's 3-2 extra-inning win over the Rays on Sunday.
Kimbrel tallied his 30th save in Saturday's 6-4 victory over the Rays, giving up a solo homer but also striking out two over an inning.
Kimbrel is unavailable out of the bullpen Friday after pitching in three straight games, the Providence Journal's Brian MacPherson reports.
Kimbrel nailed down his 28th save Tuesday in Baltimore, allowing one walk while striking out one in a hitless inning of work.
Kimbrel notched his 27th save by striking out all four batters he faced over 1.1 innings in Saturday's 6-5 victory over the Yankees.
Kimbrel picked up his 26th save Friday against the Yankees, striking out the only two batters he faced.
Kimbrel notched his 25th save of the season Sunday, striking out two and walking one in the ninth inning of Boston's 11-8 win over Toronto.
Kimbrel entered Sunday's game to start the ninth inning in a non-save situation, then allowed a walk and a double to take the loss in Sunday's 1-0 loss to the Athletics.
Kimbrel nailed down the Rays in order to record his 24th save of the season in a 8-6 victory.
Kimbrel struck out two in a clean ninth to earn his 23rd save of the season Tuesday against the Rays.
Kimbrel allowed a hit but shut the door for a four-out save in a 3-2 victory over the Tigers on Saturday.
Kimbrel will not be available out of the Red Sox's bullpen Wednesday, Evan Drellich of the Boston Herald reports.
Kimbrel needed just nine pitches to nail his 21st save Tuesday in Baltimore, striking out one in a perfect ninth inning.
Kimbrel retired the Diamondbacks in order to earn his 19th save of the season. He also had a strikeout.
Kimbrel (knee) was available to pitch Thursday night in Boston's 4-2 loss to the Yankees, Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.
Kimbrel arrived at Fenway Park on Wednesday reporting no soreness in his knee, Kevin DIllon of MassLive.com reports.
Kimbrel experienced knee soreness during his attempted save Tuesday and is unsure if he will be available over the next couple days, the Providence Journal's Evan Drellich Reports.
Kimbrel entered Thursday night's game in a non-save situation and retired all four batters faced, including striking out the side in the 10th inning, in Boston's 3-2 win over Seattle.
Kimbrel (knee) has been activated from the 15-day DL, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.
Kimbrel (knee) is expected to join the Red Sox in Seattle and be activated from the disabled list on Monday, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports.
Kimbrel (knee) will make a rehab appearance with Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports.
Kimbrel (knee) will begin a rehabilitation assignment Saturday for Triple-A Pawtucket, Julian Benbow of the Boston Globe reports.
Kimbrel threw a successful 20 pitch bullpen on Monday, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.
Kimbrel (knee) played catch Sunday and will now throw a bullpen session Monday, Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.
Kimbrel (knee) is expected to throw a bullpen session over the next two days, Evan Drellich of the Boston Herald reports.
Kimbrel (knee) threw from flat ground Wednesday and is on schedule to return from surgery within the initial three-to-six week timetable, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.
Kimbrel (knee) underwent successful left knee arthroscopy and partial medial meniscectomy Monday and will be out 3-6 weeks, Evan Drellich of the Boston Herald reports.
Kimbrel (knee) has been diagnosed with a left medial meniscus tear and will undergo surgery Monday, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports. He's been placed on the DL and is expected to miss 3-to-6 weeks.
Kimbrel injured his knee running before Friday's game and is awaiting the results of an MRI, the Boston Globe's Pete Abraham reports.
Kimbrel, who was torched for four runs in a non-save situation Tuesday, requested to pitch Wednesday night regardless of the score, Kevin Dillon of Mass Live reports. "He made it clear," Boston manager John Farrell said. "He wanted to be back on the mound [Wednesday]. With only 12 pitches thrown [Tuesday], he is fresh and wanted to make sure we got an opportunity to work through some things."
Kimbrel allowed four runs on three hits and a walk without getting a batter out in Tuesday night's 7-2 loss to Texas.
Kimbrel secured his 17th save in Friday's 5-4 victory by working around a hit and a walk in the ninth inning.
Kimbrel (0-3) took the loss after allowing two runs on two hits and a walk with one strikeout while lasting just 0.2 innings in the top of the tenth against the White Sox.
Kimbrel struck out the side in a perfect inning Sunday against the Mariners to capture his 16th save of the season.
Kimbrel picked up his 14th save as he worked around a hit to record a scoreless 10th inning in Tuesday's win over the Giants.
Kimbrel logged his 13th save in Saturday's 6-4 victory over the Blue Jays, giving up only one hit in his one inning.
Kimbrel (0-2) blew his second save of the season in Saturday's 10-9 loss to the Blue Jays, surrendering four hits and two earned runs over 1.1 innings. He struck out two.
Kimbrel earned his 12th save with a perfect ninth inning while striking out two Sunday against the Indians.
Kimbrel threw a scoreless ninth inning, striking out one, against Kansas City on Wednesday. He notched his eleventh save.
Kimbrel struck out two while pitching a perfect ninth inning to notch his 10th save of the season in Sunday's 10-9 win over the Astros.
Kimbrel pitched a scoreless ninth inning to earn his nine save of the season in Wednesday night's 5-2 win over the White Sox. He converted his fourth straight save opportunity.
Kimbrel struck out two batters during a perfect ninth inning to pick up the save in Monday night's 1-0 win over Atlanta.
Kimbrel blew his first save of the season Sunday versus the Astros, allowing two runs on two hits with a pair of strikeouts.