It was hardly the stuff of storybook debuts, but Rusney Castillo is 'satisfied' after gets a base hit in his first game for the Red Sox.
Clay Buchholz is racked for five runs in the first three innings and Steven Wright is tagged for four more as the Sox are drubbed by the Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-1.
As Rusney Castillo makes his major league debut Wednesday night, the Red Sox try to manage expectations for a player of which they themselves have seen very little.
2yHis frank comments about Kevin Youkilis, and his criticisms of Cody Ross for a play in Sunday's game, could be an indication that we're finally seeing the Bobby Valentine we thought we were getting when the Red Sox hired him.
2yThe Red Sox got big contributions Sunday in a 7-3 victory over the Rays from two players who recently returned from injury -- Jacoby Ellsbury an Will Middlebrooks.
2yRed Sox rookie third baseman Will Middlebrooks, who had three hits in a 7-3 victory over the Rays on Sunday, says it's "going to be fun" seeing the man he replaced, Kevin Youkilis, at Fenway Park on Monday night.
2yKevin Youkilis and his new manager Robin Ventura tell CSNChicago.com's Dan Hayes they expect a boatload of attention and plenty of emotion as the former Red Sox third baseman makes his return to Fenway Park on Monday as a member of the Chicago White Sox.
2yThere were more first inning problems for Red Sox starter Josh Beckett on Sunday against the Rays. Still, after giving up three runs in the first, he settled in to pitch effectively and get the win in a 7-3 victory.
2yIt's been a while since the Red Sox last won a series, but after getting three hits and two RBI from Will Middlebrooks, they beat the Rays in the rubber game of their three-game set, 7-3.
2yScott Atchison was placed on the 15-day disabled with forearm stiffness.
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|9/19||@ Bal||4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT|
|9/20||@ Bal||4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT|
|9/21||@ Bal||10:35 PT11:35 MT12:35 CT1:35 ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 10:35 MST12:35 EST1:05 VEN21:35 UAE12:35 CT|
|9/16||@ Pit||L 0-4|
|9/14||@ KC||W 8-4|
|9/13||@ KC||L 1-7|
|9/12||@ KC||W 4-2|
|9/11||@ KC||W 6-3|
|9/10||vs. Bal||L 6-10|
|9/9||vs. Bal||L 1-4|
|9/8||vs. Bal||L 0-4|
|9/7||vs. Tor||L 1-3|
|9/6||vs. Tor||W 4-3|
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