The Boston Red Sox face off against the Texas Rangers at the Globe Life Park in Arlington. Follow the action here.
Dustin Pedroia has helped Mike Napoli and Hanley Ramirez fix struggles at the plate, but downplayed his role as a hitting consultant.
3yAccording to Epstein, the Yankees -- who claimed they only entered the bidding to drive up the price for Boston -- 'were never really a factor for us' in the Sox' pursuit of Crawford.
3yThe Sox shuffle their pitching rotation and praise the Yankees for allowing Boston to have a say in postponing Friday's game.
3yThe Sox' manager won't discuss Peter Gammons' assertion that there's a problem between himself and GM Theo Epstein.
3yAlso: Buchholz may pitch Monday; Epstein won't respond to Yanks claims of faking interest in Crawford.
3yNew York general manager Brian Cashman admitted that he pretended to pursue the outfielder to inflate his price tag for the Sox.
3yTheo Epstein and Terry Francona are getting along just fine, despite recent allegations.
3yThe catcher, who nearly signed with Boston as a free agent last offseason, says 'anything to get the Red Sox out of the playoffs would be awesome with me'