Alfredo Aceves Will Be The Closer For the Red Sox

Wednesday April 4th, 2012

Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine announced today that Alfredo Aceves will be the closer for the Red Sox this season, according to Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe.

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Andrew Bailey was previously slotted to be the Red Sox closer but a recent hand injury will keep him out until after the All-Star break. As a result, Aceves will take over the ninth inning. Aceves posted a 2.61ERA last season in 55 appearances for the Red Sox. He has four career saves.

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