Clay Buchholz and Carl Crawford both may be back in the lineup immediately after the All-Star break; Daniel Bard, meanwhile, has another wild outing at Pawtucket.
A clean-shaven, short-haired Darnell McDonaldl is back at Fenway. Only this time he's a member of the Yankees, who picked him up after the Red Sox let the outfielder go last week.
David Ortiz's recent blow up about his contract situation is the latest in a string of unfortunate off-the-field decisions for the Sox DH. We recap the others from this season.
Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine made the news official on WEEI Friday saying that Dustin Pedroia was going on the DL to clear up the issue in his hand, and more specifically, his thumb.
It looks like Dustin Pedroia is making his long-deserved trip to the DL.