Larry Lucchino speaks on his 'disappointment' regarding Will Middlebrooks, and in the same breath commends Sox prospect Garin Cecchini.
3 takes from Wednesday: 1. MLB needs to pick up the pace, quickly. 2. Where are strikeouts from Ranaudo? 3. Don't run on Vazquez.
Wednesday night represents the final start of 2014 for Anthony Ranaudo. It also marks his longest outing and is the start in which he didn't allow a homer.
Insider Sean McAdam shares his superlatives for the Red Sox' 11-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.