Betts, Bogaerts and Bradley. Those were among the hopeful signs for the future even though the Red Sox again finished last.
The Red Sox faced a number of questions heading into the season. Unfortunately, the answers they got weren't exactly satisfactory.
4yErik Bedard's rise to the Big Leagues wasn't like most players. In fact, growing up in Canada, he didn't have much of an urge to make it there. But one thing led to another, and here he is.
4yThe Red Sox beat the Orioles, 8-7, behind two home runs from rookie Ryan Lavarnway as well as one each from Jacoby Ellsbury and Marco Scutaro. The Rays win too, so the two remain tied for the wild card.
4yAlso, notes on Jonathan Papelbon's thoughts on this time of the year, and pregame notes.
4yIf the Sox win, they'll open the ALDS on Friday at 5 p.m. no matter whether they play Texas or Detroit.
4yThe rookie catcher will be behind the plate in a must win gate against the Orioles tonight.
4yThis morning on WEEI Curt Schilling discussed the Sox recent fall. Who does the blame fall on?
4yThe Red Sox are counting on some of their least-dependable starters in their biggest games of the season.