The Red Sox are in free fall, with 12 losses in 14 games, and they've hit rock bottom in three straight slapdowns by the White Sox.
As if things were going badly enough for Pablo Sandoval, he is forced from the game in the top of the sixth inning after suffering from what the club announced was dehydration.
John Farrell says the Red Sox 'intent' is to 'see Brian Johnson and probably Henry Owens' in the starting rotation soon.
4yCarl Crawford was hitting only .106 against lefties this season, but when he stepped up in the seventh inning on Friday night, he delivered the big hit the Red Sox needed.
4yThe Sox fall behind 4-0 in the first, but Carl Crawford's single caps a rally that snaps the team's four-game losing streak.
4yIt looks more and more likely that Dice-K and Rich Hill will both undergo Tommy John surgery and be out of the year.
4yRich Hill and Daisuke Matsuzaka most likely have played their last games in Red Sox uniforms, but Tommy Hottovy could play his first tonight.
4yDr. M checks in to explain just what happens when someone undergoes Tommy John surgery.
4yDaisuke Matsuzaka and Rich Hill are headed toward season-ending surgery, but the effective Hill will be tougher to replace than the inconsistent Matsuzaka.
4ySources indicate the two Red Sox pitchers both need Tommy John surgery.