“Randy has a lot of experience. He knows our guys well. He’s been involved with the pitching staff pretty intimately since the beginning of spring training. There won’t be any learning curve, that’s for sure,” Cherington said.
“We feel like he can be part of the solution to making sure we get a lot of good work done with our pitchers the rest of the season.”
Niemann was in uniform and on the bench for much of the season before the Red Sox were told by Major League Baseball that they could not have seven coaches in uniform.