The Red Sox' woes continue at home as they drop a 5-1 decision to the Tampa Bay Rays, with Clay Buchholz slammed for four runs in the first two innings.
Insider Sean McAdam shares his thoughts from the Boston Red Sox' 5-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.
At the very least, the Sox will have to finish the homestand without Hanley Ramirez. That's if they're lucky. If he is lost to them for any extended period, the season could be lost, too.
3yClay Buchholz will meet with a back specialist to determine what has slowed his recovery.
3yIf you take away that fourth inning, Josh Beckett pitched a very good game on par with the rest . . . but unfortunately you can't take it away. It came back to haunt him in the end.
3yJosh Beckett gave up four runs in the fourth inning, and that's all the Royals would need. They take the fourth and final game of the series at Fenway Park.
3yThe right fielder said that his shoulder was bothering him for quite a while and that he has had several injections.
3yFans love round numbers, like Ortiz's 1,000th RBI after his grand slam Wednesday night. Bill Chuck examines those numbers and the mighty zero.
3yThe Cape Cod League All-Star Game will be televised on Comcast SportsNet Friday.
3yDustin Pedroia was searching for a hit, not just to extend his hitting streak, but to help the team win. The Sox ended up losing, but his homerun made it interesting. Plus notes on Carl Crawford, Clay Buchholz, and others.