Hirokazu Sawamura

Hirokazu Sawamura

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/225 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Tochigi, Japan
College: None
Draft: Undrafted

    What experts are saying about the Red Sox re-acquiring Jackie Bradley Jr.

    Jackie Bradley Jr., who spent eight years with the Red Sox from 2013-2020, is back with the team following a one-season hiatus. The Red Sox on Wednesday acquired the outfielder Bradley, plus infielders David Hamilton and Alex Binelas, from the Brewers in exchange for outfielder Hunter Renfroe. While Bradley Jr. is a known commodity and widely regarded as one of the best defensive players in the game, he’s coming off a particularly poor offensive season in which he hit .

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    Making sense of Sox whirlwind moves for JBJ, Hill

    Dec. 3—The Red Sox waited until just minutes before the lockout, but Wednesday night Chaim Bloom finally made a splash. In quick succession, he signed starting pitchers Rich Hill and James Paxton before trading Hunter Renfroe for old friend Jackie Bradley Jr. and a pair of prospects. While perhaps not the moves most were expecting, the Red Sox now enter the lockout with significantly improved ...

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    2021 in Review: Garrett Richards was all over the place

    The Positives Pitching on a one-year, $10-million contract, Richards started 22 games for the Red Sox in 2021 and the team was 11-11 in his starts, going five innings or more in 16 of the 22. In an eight-start stretch from April 27 to June 6, Richards went five innings or more in all eight starts going 4-2 with a 2.98 ERA. After his final ten starts left something to be desired, Richards moved to the bullpen in the second week of August.