David Price's arrival in Fort Myers is a reminder the Sox need a rotation behind him. Sean McAdam and Lou Merloni examine the issue.
The Red Sox tumble from their No. 5 ranking in 2015, but ESPN's Keith Law still rates them as a top-10 organization . . . and No. 3 in the A.L.
3yThe Red Sox called up Mauro Gomez after placing Daisuke Matsuzaka on the DL Tuesday. Gomez has been hitting well in Triple-A Pawtucket.
3yRed Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka, who came out of the game Monday night in Oakland in the second inning with a stiff neck, will be placed on the 15-day disabled list, the Boston Globe reports.
3yThe ex-White Sox reliever, signed in 2011 as a potential replacement for Jonathan Papelbon, suffered through 1 12 injury-filled seasons before reaching agreement on a buyout of his contract.
3yMiddlebrooks is down, but the trade is still OK
3yHe's been an enigma from the day he arrived, and -- with other options available in the starting rotation -- perhaps the Red Sox should say goodbye to Daisuke Matsuzaka.
3yWhen Daisuke Matsuzaka got the boot in the second inning Monday night, there was a chance the Sox bullpen could have been in trouble. But Clayton Mortensen made sure that wasn't the case.
3yDaisuke Matsuzaka had everybody believing that his right trapezius muscle pain wasn't a big deal, but by the second inning it was clear he was hurting.