Jon Lester has done more than enough to warrant a contract extension from the Red Sox. The two sides could be in discussions this offseason.
The market for free agent shortstop Stephen Drew would appear to be shrinking, with few options remaining. The Red Sox, however, do remain one.
1yWe don't get to say it much: The Red Sox are feeling good about their recent play at home. A three-game win streak will let it happen though.
1yDaniel Nava didn't have many reasons to be upbeat last season in Pawtucket -- but he was. Now, he's back up in the bigs and keeping his approach.
1yDaniel Bard didn't have his best stuff on Sunday, but the Sox offense didn't need it. Even so, he's pitched better without a win to show in the past, so he'll take this.
1yJarrod Saltalamacchia knocks in five runs and the Red Sox beat the Indians, 12-1, giving them something that seemed unfathomable just a few days ago: a three-game winning streak.
1yDerek Lowe had his 2004 championship ring stolen recently, but Red Sox ownership gave him a new one on Sunday.
1yWith Daisuke Matsuzaka's return impending, would Bobby Valentine be opposed to using a six-man rotation? For now, he has no plans.
1yKevin Youkilis is expected to make major strides toward a return after participating in baseball activities on Sunday.