Rusney Castillo was not promoted to rescue the Red Sox. But can Castillo help? Can Castillo contribute enough to help the Red Sox get pointed in the right direction? Absolutely.
The Boston Red Sox take on the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Fenway Park. Follow the action here.
Three takes from Thursday: 1. Clay quietly turns his season around. 2. Is Nava's time up? 3. Hanley's shoulder could use some more rest.
4yWith the addition of Adrian Gonzalez, it's likely Lars Anderson will be spending the foreseeable future in the minor leagues. But he's trying to stay positive.
4yHis stolen base may be an indication the Red Sox plan to bat him sixth, with J.D. Drew in the seventh spot, this season.
4yThe Red Sox' right-hander says he was trying to build arm strength and establish command of his fastball as he allows one run in two innings in the Red Sox' 6-1 loss to the Braves.
4yThe ex-Red Sox outfielder spent the night in jail in Scottsdale, Ariz., and has rejoined the A's today.
4yComcast SportsNet has video of Josh Beckett throwing on Wednesday morning, his first day back since suffering a mild concussion.
4yThe Yankee first baseman says he wants to be known as 'Mark Texeira, baseball player' and not 'Scott Boras client'
4yThe veteran starter is sufficiently recovered from his mild concussion to resume physical activity; now is tentatively scheduled to pitch next Tuesday.