Rusney Castillo was not promoted to rescue the Red Sox. But can Castillo help? Can Castillo contribute enough to help the Red Sox get pointed in the right direction? Absolutely.
The Boston Red Sox take on the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Fenway Park. Follow the action here.
Three takes from Thursday: 1. Clay quietly turns his season around. 2. Is Nava's time up? 3. Hanley's shoulder could use some more rest.
2yDaniel Bard won't start Monday night for the PawSox as originally expected. Instead, he'll pitch one inning out of the pen.
2yThe Cuban defector was signed to a nine-year, 30 million contract by ex-Red Sox GM Theo Epstein for the Cubs.
2yLeft-handed reliever Rich Hill is diagnosed with an injury unrelated to his Tommy John surgery.
2yOutfielder Cody Ross will begin a rehab assignment sooner than expected, joining Pawtucket this weekend; right-hander Aaron Cook will pitch Wednesday in Class A.
2yHe's the highlight of any meeting with the Marlins. He's Hanley Ramirez.
2yThe Miami Marlins sent a pointed tweet towards the city of Boston.
2yIt's Boston. It's Miami. It's not Celtics and Heat, but the Sox and Marlins. Should make for an interesting series as the Sox try to right the ship . . . again.