Wade Miley is shelled for five runs in the first inning -- four before the second out could be recorded -- in a 9-4 drubbing by the Chicago White Sox.
The buzz from the Pedro Martinez ceremony wore off pretty quickly once Wade Miley stepped on the mound for the Sox.
For a generation of Red Sox fans, the retired numbers on the right-field facade have honored players they never saw. Until now.
6dThe ex-Red Sox third baseman, traded last winter for Ryan Hanigan, is hitting only .212/.241/.361 in his first season with San Diego.
6dBy 'holding the line' on players they suspect were PED users, Hall of Fame voters are cheapening the honor . . . and the institution.
1wRed Sox rookie Brian Johnson had a rough start, and a rough ending, to his first major-league game, an 8-3 loss to the Astros.
1wSteve Buckley says Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval make watching the Red Sox "joyless, uninspired and just flat out boring."
1wHere are the Talking Points from tonight's 8-3 Red Sox loss to the Astros.
1wThe Red Sox lose to the Astros, 8-3, and are now 10 games behind the Yankees in the American League East.
1wAs the Boston Red Sox look to the future, Michael Felger wants to see them hand the keys to the kids.