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.
3yAndrew Miller picks up his second win, and the 2-3-4 hitters combine for nine hits as the Sox win their third straight, 10-4.
3yDaniel Nava is getting back to basics in the hopes of getting back to the Majors.
3yJacoby Ellsbury missed last night's game in Houston due to an illness, but the outfielder is good enough to go tonight. Also, David Ortiz gets the start at first base with Adrian Gonzalez moving to outfield.
3yAt the true halfway point in the MLB season, Bill Chuck gives us 81 need-to-know Red Sox stats that you can talk about around the grill this Fourth of July weekend.
3yThere were no issues the first time Adrian Gonzalez played right field, other than the fact that David Ortiz didn't get a hit anyways. Terry Francona might give it another shot tonight.
3yGood times find ways to take advantage of opportunities. That's exactly what the Red Sox did on Friday night against the Astros.
3yTrailing 5-1, and with only one hit in the seventh inning, the Sox break out for six runs, beating the Astros, 7-5.