It didn't happen until the 14th inning, when Chicago put in a utility infielder to pitch, but the Red Sox' bats finally came alive Wednesday night. Will this be the spark that turns things around?
Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Thursday, April 17.
With the hitters once again struggling, Red Sox relievers held the fort with eight innings of four-hit, one-run ball until Boston finally pushed across enough runs for a 6-4, 14-inning victory.
For Jackie Bradley Jr, is had already been a rough night. But in the 14th inning he got a hit when the Red Sox needed it most.