The Red Sox bullpen has been taxed for innings early in the season, which may force manager John Farrell to implement a long reliever.
Mookie Betts shines at the plate, with two home runs, and in the field as he helps the Red Sox break their losing streak.
The search for the proverbial ace of the Red Sox rotation continues, but Rick Porcello is locking down the role of stopper.
2yRyan Kalish will join the Red Sox on Sunday as Ryan Sweeney heads to the disabled list, according to a report.
2yDespite struggling, Saltalamacchia is put in the cleanup spot by Bobby Valentine, and rewards his managers trust with a big night at the plate.
2yJon Lester has gone nearly a month without a win, but an improved cutter and better control finally get him a "W".
2yJon Lester picks up his first win in nearly a month, as the Sox fend off the Cubs, 4-3.
2yInjury updates on the long list of injured Red Sox.
2yIt's an inexact science but Bobby Valentine is trying to find playing time for both of his third basemen and on Saturday, it's Middlebrooks' turn.
2yJosh Beckett will be missing more than Sunday's start after being placed on the disabled list with a shoulder injury.