Rick Porcello tosses seven shutout innings and Mookie Betts provides all the backing Porcello needs as the Red Sox get a 2-0 shutout of the Rays.
Insider Sean McAdam hands out his superlatives for the Boston Red Sox' 2-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Hanley Ramirez's MRI shows no structural damage, and he may return to the Red Sox' lineup this weekend in Toronto.
3yHaving already hit two home runs earlier in the day, Jacoby Ellsbury comes through in the 14th inning with a three-run home run to give the Sox a huge win.
3yJohn Lackey expresses his displeasure with the media -- once again -- after receiving a text message 30 minutes before his start asking him about his personal life.
3yIt takes 14 innings, but the Red Sox bullpen buckles down, and Jacoby Ellsbury comes through with a huge three-run home run. The Sox take it, 7-3
3yWhile it definitely comes at a tough time for the team, Jacoby Ellsbury is still mashing the ball at not only a career-pace but a MLB-record pace.
3yTim Wakefield allowed four runs early on in the game, and the Red Sox couldn't get anything going offensively --aside from Jacoby Ellsbury. They lose, 6-2.
3yThe oft-injured right fielder is batting seventh against Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova.
3yThe Red Sox drop the first game of their day-night doubleheader to the Yankees, cutting their lead in the wildcard to just half a game.