David Price's arrival in Fort Myers is a reminder the Sox need a rotation behind him. Sean McAdam and Lou Merloni examine the issue.
The Red Sox tumble from their No. 5 ranking in 2015, but ESPN's Keith Law still rates them as a top-10 organization . . . and No. 3 in the A.L.
4yThe veteran right-hander isn't ready to say, however, that he's thrown his last pitch for the Red Sox.
4yThe Red Sox didn't make it easy on themselves, but they walk-off in the 14th inning, 9-8.
4yThe relievers can't hold the 5-2 lead he hands them, instead saddling him with his sixth no-decision in 12 starts.
4yAfter striking out four times in his first six at-bats, the Red Sox right fielder delivers the game-winning hit in the bottom of the 14th.
4yAfter the ejections of Jonathan Papelbon and Jason Varitek, the umpiring crew declined to comment on the reasons for the ejections.
4yIt wasn't pretty and it took a long time, but after 13 12 innings, two ejections and a blown lead in the ninth, J.D. Drew's walkoff single sent the Sox home smiling.
4yClay Buchholz didn't look like his usual self Friday night, and as it turns out it's because he couldn't get comfortable -- physically or mentally -- out there on the mound.