Junichi Tazawa RUMORS & NEWS

  • Red Sox avoid arbitration with Junichi Tazawa for $3.375 million

    Hardball Talk "From Jon Heyman of MLB Network comes word that the Red Sox have avoided arbitration with reliever Junichi Tazawa by agreeing to a one-year, $3.375 million contract for 2016. This was Tazawa’s final turn through the arbitration process. He can become a free agent leading into the 2017 season." January 21

  • Red Sox must consider Junichi Tazawa's future as he enters final season under contract

    Boston Herald "Junichi Tazawa is like the best friend anybody could ask for; always reliable, never looking for the spotlight and willing to do anything for the good of the group. In the sixth, seventh or eighth inning, he’ll pitch five times a week if he’s asked to. He’ll do it fluidly, too, rarely walking a..." January 13