Daisuke Matsuzaka had everybody believing that his right trapezius muscle pain wasn't a big deal, but by the second inning it was clear he was hurting.
While nobody on the current Red Sox team could get anything going, a couple of former Sox -- Josh Reddick and Brandon Moss -- hit homers off Daisuke Matsuzaka. The A's beat Boston, 6-1.
Bobby Valentine has nothing but good things about what Andrew Miller has been able to do for the Red Sox out of the bullpen.
Red Sox outfielders Carl Crawford and Jacoby Ellsbury are coming along in their rehab.
Will Middlebrooks will miss Monday's game against the Oakland A's with tightness in his hamstring. The hope is that it is day-to-day, but a DL trip is not out of the realm of possibilities.