The unpredictability of oblique injuries means the Sox should take it slow with Rusney Castillo and let Mookie Betts play center field.
Rusney Castillo's status for April's season opener in Philadelphia may be in doubt after he suffers a strained left oblique.
The Red Sox starting pitchers, together this year for the first time, are becoming a close unit . . . thanks to their love of golf.
3yTim Wakefield allowed eight runs six earned in just 4 13 innings, as the Sox get blown out for the second straight night.
3yThe Red Sox reliever says he's feeling better and thinks he'll be able to pitch when he's eligible to come off the DL.
3yA little known technical rule will prevent Scott Atchison from returning to the PawSox as early as expected.
3yFormer Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell had to cut his career short due to hip problems. Those problems aren't getting any better, even without playing, so Lowell will go under the knife again.
3yThe Red Sox rotation and bullpen is a mess after Wednesday night's 13-inning affair and Thursday's poor start from John Lackey.
3yJohn Lackey wanted to give his bullpen some rest after a long game on Wednesday nightThursday morning, but he couldn't.
3yAlso, the Red Sox straighten out the minor-league moves made in the last 24 hours; Ellsbury's hot.