Red Sox Talk

Catcher Christian Vazquez, recovering from Tommy John surgery, visits the Red Sox as they arrive in Tampa.
Hanley Ramirez had to leave Monday's game because of lightheadedness and intestinal issues, but he's back playing for the Red Sox tonight.
Rays right-hander Chris Archer is dominant against right-handed batters, so Red Sox manager John Farrell loads up the Red Sox lineup with lefties.
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David Ortiz is penalized for making contact with home-plate umpire John Tumpane on Sunday, but will play until his appeal is heard.
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Here are three thoughts from the mind of Sean McAdam after the Boston Red Sox' 7-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday.
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The Red Sox' success is due more to their opponents' ineptitude than their skill. That's one of Felger's three thoughts on the Sox.
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Steve Buckley is critical of David Ortiz's behavior, saying his actions were "juvenile" when he got tossed against the Orioles.