Red Sox place Koji Uehara and Joe Kelly on the disabled list

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Red Sox closer Koji Uehara and starter Joe Kelly have been placed on the disabled list to begin the season.

Uehara has a hamstring injury and recently suffered a setback, but is hoping to come off the DL when eligible on April 11. Kelly is also hoping to return from his strained biceps on April 11, which is when the Red Sox will need a fifth starter for the first time.

Edward Mujica is expected to fill in for Uehara early on.