Jacoby Ellsbury, who left the Red Sox last winter, has two hits and two RBI in his return to Fenway Park. Leading the Yankees to a one-sided 9-3 victory.
The Red Sox have been outscored 43-25 through the first four innings this year, which means they've been playing catchup most of the time. Sometimes it works. And sometimes it doesn't.
1yFormer Red Sox, Brent Lillibridge - acquired for Kevin Youkilis and then traded - collects three hits, including a home run to beat Boston.
1yDanny Valencia may have fallen out of favor with the Twins coaching staff now a change of scenery might be exactly what the doctor ordered for Valencia in Boston.
1yWill Middlebrooks is likely done for the year, now the Red Sox must adjust. Pedro Ciriaco will try to help with that adjustment.
1yWill Middlebrooks has had an impressive rookie season for the Red Sox. So how are they going to replace him now that he is hurt? They have a few options . . .
1yThe Red Sox third baseman took to Twitter to thank Red Sox fans after reportedly suffering a broken wrist Friday night.
1yWill Middlebrooks takes a nasty pitch right off the wrist.
1yIt's no surprise the Red Sox offense has shown signs of life at a time when Dustin Pedroia is firing on all cylinders.