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Daniel Bard says he'll figure it out

Red Sox setup man confident his struggles won't be long-term issue

Updated: September 15, 2011, 9:21 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- A win has been almost automatic when the Boston Red Sox have the lead and reliever Daniel Bard is given the ball in the eighth inning.

Bard is considered one of the best relievers in the game, so anytime he struggles it can be a cause for concern. Bard took the loss on Wednesday after allowing three runs (two earned) on one hit and two walks in the eighth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Red Sox, 5-4, at Fenway Park.

Bard has lost his last three ...

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