The Red Sox added some bullpen help - and possibly an alternate closer - to the roster on Thursday, signing righthanded reliever Edward Mujica.
New Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski tells reporters on a conference call that former teammates had encouraged him to come to Boston and says he's "just trying to fit in" to the clubhouse.
1yDespite using just about every pitcher in their bullpen on Sunday, the Red Sox didn't send anybody down or bring anybody up for the trip to Kansas City.
1yMike Aviles started his career in Kansas City with the Royals, but was then traded to the Sox last season. He's glad to be back visiting though.
1yThe Tornadoes say the signing of Canseco is not a gimmick.
1yThe outfielder is one of 10 position players to pitch for the Red Sox since 1952, and he's been the worst of the bunch.
1yHe had a strong year last year, but he's struggling badly this season and doesn't seem to come through in the clutch.
1yCan the Red Sox get themselves on track against the lowly Royals? If not, even the pinkest of pink hats will be looking for the panic button.
1yWhen Clay Buchholz couldn't pitch through the fourth inning, the Sox bullpen was called upon. They answered by shutting down the O's, until position player Darnell McDonald gave up a home run while on the mound.