Starting a game first felt like a novelty to career reliever Craig Breslow but now it feels more like the real thing.
Indians starter Corey Kluber held the Red Sox to three hits over eight innings, dealing the Sox their third straight defeat.
The Sox have the third best record in the American League since Aug. 1 and the reason can be found right in the middle of the diamond.
3yThe former Red Sox pitchers has refused to answer questions all week about his company's financial woes, but thanked his supporters via a Facebook post on Thursday night.
3yBobby Valentine used five relievers, sensing that Thursday's game against Tampa Bay was a must-win.
3ySince April 23, the Boston bullpen sports a 1.38 ERA, the best in the major leagues.
3yThe four-RBI game was the second of the season for Ross, who didn't have one all of last year.
3yCody Ross recorded four RBI against the Tampa Bay Rays; the Sox have won four of six against the Rays this season.
3yThe state returned the check after the company's CFO said the company had insufficient funds.
3yThe DH will play first base at least once in the three-game series against the Phillies; Adrian Gonzalez will shift to right field.