Joe Kelly was well aware of that when he took the mound Saturday against the Oakland Athletics and made it a priority to get his teammates off the field as quickly and efficiently as possible.
That extra effort went a long way in one of Kelly’s best performances in a while, and the Red Sox took home a 4-2 win because of it. Some tweaks in Kelly’s game plan and pitches also played a factor in the performance.
Check out everything the 26-year-old had to say in the video above.
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