CBS: Sox fire Juan Nieves
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According to a report by CBS Sports and the Red Sox twitter account, the Red Sox have relieved Juan Nieves of his duties after a slow start from the pitching staff, to say the least. Right now, the Red Sox are 29th out of 30 teams in team ERA (4.86) and starters ERA (5.54).
#RedSox today relieved Juan Nieves of his duties as the team’s major league pitching coach.— Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) May 7, 2015
Nieves joined the Red Sox prior to 2013 from the Chicago White Sox, and helped the Red Sox win their 3rd championship in a decade. No word on who is named as a replacement yet, but we'll keep you posted.