Bryan Corey, RP
Fast fact: Faced nine batters in potential double-play situations; five hit into DPs.
Lowdown: The Red Sox were nervous enough about another team claiming Corey, who is out of options, that they left him in the minors most of the season. Of course, they also didn't think enough of him to bring him up and leave him there. He got a lot of work in September (1.93 ERA in 9 1/3 innings) when rosters expanded. Ultimately he might simply be headed for a second stint in Japan.
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