Texas, which had chased CC Sabathia, let the chance for a momentum-building win slip through its fingers with an eighth-inning bullpen implosion.
Now that John Henry has purchased the Liverpool soccer team, it's only a matter of time before Sox fans start to wonder why all that extra money wasn't spent on free agents for their team.
Crossing one potential salary arbitration case off the books, the Red Sox Thursday reach agreement on a one-year contract with catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
CSNNE.com's Baseball Insider lists three keys for New York and three keys for Texas . . . and picks a winner.
The Blue Jays are in the market for a new manager and a few Red Sox coaches are in the running to take the reigns in Toronto.