Archie Bradley has already been sidelined since June 1 with right shoulder tendinitis, but his road back to the Diamondbacks has hit a snag.
According to Steve Gilbert of MLB.com, Bradley returned to Phoenix to be evaluated following his first minor league rehab start with Triple-A Reno on Wednesday. The exact nature of the setback isn’t yet clear, but Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale said “he didn’t feel that great” after the outing. He allowed three runs on six over four innings while striking out three.
Bradley made the Diamondbacks’ Opening Day rotation after a strong showing in spring training, but it’s been a been a rough rookie season for him, as he owns a 5.80 ERA and 23/22 K/BB ratio in 35 2/3 innings over eight starts. He had a stint on the disabled list earlier this year after he was hit in the face by a line drive.
SAN DIEGO — Veteran closer Kenley Jansen and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a two-year, $32 million deal, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.
The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the agreement was pending a physical.
The 35-year-old Jansen went 5-2 with a 3.38 ERA in 64 innings for Atlanta this year. The three-time All-Star led the National League with 41 saves, helping the Braves win the NL East title.
Boston is looking to bounce back after it finished last in the AL East this season with a 78-84 record. The Red Sox went 92-70 in 2021 and lost to Houston in the AL Championship Series.
Jansen spent his first 12 seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, winning a World Series title in 2020. The right-hander signed a $16 million, one-year contract with Atlanta in March.
Jansen has a 2.46 career ERA. He was an All-Star in 2016-2018.
His 391 career saves are the second-most among active players (behind Craig Kimbrel‘s 394) and eighth all time.