Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright is able to outduel Chris Sale, arguably the most dominant pitcher in the American League.
Rusney Castillo and Jackie Bradley Jr. go from out of the picture to contributors in just a few days.
The Red Sox beat up on Chris Sale, rapping out a dozen hits, good for seven runs, and cruise to an 8-2 victory while avoiding a four-game sweep.
3yThe role the Sox had in mind for the former White Sox closer 'never came to fruition' because of injuries and illness.
3yAlso, the Sox make three call-ups to join the team; Conor Jackson knee sits out as Josh Reddick hand returns; Clay Buchholz takes the day off.
3yMike Napoli's ninth-inning home run went as far as any Boston has seen in a long time.
3yNewly acquired Connor Jackson said he would rather leave the game with a gunshot wound than a bruised knee.
3yThe Red Sox couldn't quiet the Rangers bats and fall in the season finale.
3yJohn Lackey has a long history against the Rangers -- and not all of it good. The bad times continued to roll on Sunday.
3yThe Rangers offense caught fire against John Lackey and Felix Doubront, scoring seven runs in the sixth to put the game out of reach.