Wade Miley is shelled for five runs in the first inning -- four before the second out could be recorded -- in a 9-4 drubbing by the Chicago White Sox.
For a generation of Red Sox fans, the retired numbers on the right-field facade have honored players they never saw. Until now.
Proper talent evaluation is critical to finding good, young pitching. The Boston Red Sox find themselves in just such a search this week.
3yThe Red Sox appear on the verge of another rally but fall short when the struggling Dustin Pedroia grounds out.
3yJon Lester says he's doing all the right things, but the results just aren't there.
3yJair Jurrjens is recalled from Triple-A and allows just three hits over 7 23 innings.
3yIt's uncommon for a middle reliever to get All-Star consideration, let alone actually make the team, but few relievers have the kind of seasons that Scott Atchison is having.
3yChipper Jones makes his final appearance at Fenway Park this weekend as he wraps up a "special" career.
3yDaniel Nava, Ryan Kalish and Will Middlebrooks impress their manager and make it easy to put the rookies in the lineup day after day.
3yCarl Crawford is on schedule to start a 20-day rehab assignment on Saturday.