The Red Sox added some bullpen help - and possibly an alternate closer - to the roster on Thursday, signing righthanded reliever Edward Mujica.
New Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski tells reporters on a conference call that former teammates had encouraged him to come to Boston and says he's "just trying to fit in" to the clubhouse.
1yWill Middlebrooks has recorded 31 RBI in 38 games this season; manager Bobby Valentine is still content splitting time between Kevin Youkilis and Middlebrooks.
1yIn his third start from Tommy John surgery, Daisuke Matsuzaka rebounded from a shaky first inning, retiring 14 batters in a row.
1yWill 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.
1yKevin Youkilis gets the night off, Dustin Pedroia is back in the lineup, and Jacoby Ellsbury continues progressing.
1yDaisuke 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.
1yCloser Andrew Bailey is expected to throw another bullpen session Friday; he and the Red Sox will re-evaluate after.
1yI don't mind what he said, but just wonder why he said it?