Darnell McDonald was designated for assignment by the Red Sox last weekend. Now he's a member of the Yankees.
Dustin Pedroia will sit out for Wednesday's game with some stiffness in his thumb.
Had the Red Sox played mistake-free baseball Tuesday night, they'd have another win up in the win column. Unfortunately, they were their own worst enemy, and the A's made them pay.
Jon Lester pitched 6.2 innings of one-run ball on Tuesday, but won't get the win as the Sox bullpen blows the game in the 9th. Still, the performance was encouraging for Lester.
It looked the Red Sox were going to do just enough to escape with a win in Oakland, but once again former Red Sox players get the best of them. A two-run ninth earns the A's the victory.