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.
Vicente Padilla fired back at Mark Teixeira Saturday night, telling NESN.com in an interview conducted in Spanish that the Yankee first baseman is 'scared to face me'.
Adrian Gonzalez currently boasts the longest active streak in the majors and the longest by a Red Sox batter this season.
Felix Doubront improved his record to 9-4 after beating the Yankees 9-5 Saturday; he now leads the Red Sox in wins.