Rick Porcello allows six runs in seven innings and the Red Sox open their trip by being swept by the Twins with a 6-4 loss.
Red Sox pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez is going to make his MLB debut on Thrusday in a start against the Rangers.
Sean McAdam joined SportsNet Central to discuss whether or not the Sox should pursue Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels.
3yAdrian Gonzalez wanted to pitch. He was clearly trying to do anything he could to help the team get a win in Sunday's 17-inning marathon game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park, because he sure wasn't hitting.
3yThe game lasted over six and a half hours, and unfortunately for the Sox, it wasn't worth it. Darnell McDonald gives up a three-run home run in the 17th inning, and that was the difference, as the Sox lost, 9-6.
3yKevin Youkilis will not travel with the Red Sox when they head to Kansas City for a series that starts on Monday.
3yAaron Cook suffered a gash on his knee during yesterday's game against the Orioles. Today he was placed on the disabled list.
3yRight now, in their eyes at least -- and even after their fourth-straight loss on Saturday -- the Red Sox bats just aren't getting the bounces.
3yAfter beginning his season in Triple A, and negotiating a call-up, this was not the way Aaron Cook wanted to begin his Red Sox career.
3yWith Fridays 13-inning loss to the Orioles, the Red Sox fell to 11-14 overall, and 4-8 at home. Their record at home, though, does not reflect the quality of play, manager Bobby Valentine said.