Manager John Farrell said Hanley Ramirez could take the next step in his recovery Thursday.
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The Red Sox bullpen has been taxed for innings early in the season, which may force manager John Farrell to implement a long reliever.
2yThe veteran right-hander was on the Red Sox' radar, but Texas gives him the best possible combination of a sure-fire contender, a locale close to his Mississippi home, and presumably the most money.
2yDustin Pedroia jammed his thumb on Monday. He could miss up to a month, according to a report.
2yDetroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland goes off on the umpires of Monday's Red Sox-Tigers game after they missed a strikeout call that would have ended the second inning. Instead, the Sox scored three runs.
2yRyan Sweeney made an immediate impact for the Red Sox in his first game back after being placed on the 7-day DL.
2yScott Atchison has pitched so well this season that he is now being counted on in many more situations than he ever has been before.
2yWho knew Felix Doubront would end up as the Red Sox' winningest pitcher at this point in the season?
2yFelix Doubront became the winningest Red Sox starter on Memorial Day, earning his fifth win of the season in a 7-2 victory over the Tigers.