Carl Crawford says the groin strain is nothing to worry about, but he also talked about his elbow injury and the fact it could require surgery down the road.
Bobby Valentine offers a little insight into the pitching rotation once the second half of the season begins.
Daniel Bard has an encouraging 1-2-3 inning for the PawSox Sunday, while Jacoby Ellsbury goes 1-for-4.
The Red Sox will honor Varitek on July 21 with "Thanks, Tek Day" at Fenway Park. The club plays the Toronto Blue Jays at 7:10 p.m. The pre-game ceremony tribute is expected to begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Clay Buchholz shuts out the Syracuse Chiefs over 2 13 innings and hits 96 on the radar gun in his rehab start Sunday at Pawtucket.