Twenty-two games into the season, the Red Sox finally welcome Shane Victorino back to their roster. Victorino is in right field, batting second in the series finale with the Yankees.
Felix Doubront and the Red Sox face the New York Yankees at Fenway Park. Follow the action here.
There was a time when the fervor of the Red Sox-Yankee rivalry was overwhelming. Now, even on nights when controversy erupts, there's almost no passion to be had.
1yHitting instructor Dave Magadan doesn't like what he and manager Bobby Valentine are seeing from Red Sox hitters, whose inconsistent approach at the plate is sabotaging the team's offense.
1yHere's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy andor interesting tidbits -- for Friday, August 3
1yJon Lester, despite his quality start, earned a loss when the Red Sox only produced two hits on the night.
1yThe Red Sox produced just two hits in their loss to the Twins; the team dropped to 15-25 in games started by Jon Lester and Josh Beckett.
1yDavid Ortiz doesn't have a timetable on his return and isn't going to push himself to come back too early.
1yVeteran righty Derek Lowe was designated for assignment Tuesday by the Cleveland Indians; the team has 10 days to release him, trade him, or put him on waivers.
1yManager Bobby Valentine also discussed Ryan Lavarnway starting Thursday and comments about Will Middlebrooks.