Rick Porcello allows six runs in seven innings and the Red Sox open their trip by being swept by the Twins with a 6-4 loss.
Red Sox pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez is going to make his MLB debut on Thrusday in a start against the Rangers.
Sean McAdam joined SportsNet Central to discuss whether or not the Sox should pursue Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels.
2yJosh Beckett will be missing more than Sunday's start after being placed on the disabled list with a shoulder injury.
2yWith the Arizona Diamondbacks in the market for a third baseman, the team has reportedly kicked the tires of the Red Sox's 33-year-old veteran.
2yManny Ramirez asks for, and is granted, his release from the Oakland Athletics.
2yAll the major players from the Red Sox' tumultuous offseason are reunited in Chicago this weekend. Sounds like a recipe for disaster.
2yThe Red Sox are second in the league in offense, but they continue to suffer through long stretches of inconsistency - like Friday - where they struggle to plate even a single run.
2yDaisuke Matsuzaka gets off to a wild start, then settles in but it's not enough to overcome the early damage.
2yBobby Valentine announces in his postgame press conference that Josh Beckett is suffering from right shoulder inflammation and will miss his scheduled start Sunday night.