Betts, Bogaerts and Bradley. Those were among the hopeful signs for the future even though the Red Sox again finished last.
The Red Sox faced a number of questions heading into the season. Unfortunately, the answers they got weren't exactly satisfactory.
3yWill Middlebrooks delivered two of the first three Red Sox runs with RBI singles, then blasted a game-tying two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning, setting the stage for a dramatic Red Sox comeback win over the Miami Marlins.
3yKevin Youkilis gets the night off, Dustin Pedroia is back in the lineup, and Jacoby Ellsbury continues progressing.
3yDaisuke Matsuzaka is 0-2 with a 5.73 ERA in two starts this season; he makes his first career appearance against the Miami Marlins in his start Thursday.
3yCloser Andrew Bailey is expected to throw another bullpen session Friday; he and the Red Sox will re-evaluate after.
3yI don't mind what he said, but just wonder why he said it?
3yDavid Ortiz lets his frustration at the recent controversies surrounding the Red Sox boil over in a pregame talk with the media.
3yDaniel Nava had a career-high four hits in Wednesday's win over the Marlins, a feat he says is accomplished due to his his now good health and patience at the plate.