The Boston Red Sox haven’t exactly lit it up on the mound, but their pitching situation could be looking up with the promotion of prospect Brian Johnson.

Johnson joined NESN.com Red Sox beat reporter Ricky Doyle to talk about his arrival in the big leagues and whether the 24-year-old can make an immediate impact. Plus, Doyle sat down with Keely Flanagan to give his analysis of the first half of the season.

Listen to the podcast or download it in the player below.

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