The Red Sox' hopes of landing Cole Hamels as a replacement for Jon Lester may be dashed, as the Phillies reportedly are saying Hamels isn't available.
The Red Sox exploded for a season-high 14 runs while John Lackey shut down the Blue Jays. Here's what we learned in the win.
Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Tuesday, July 22.
When the offense explodes for 14 runs on 18 hits it's easy to overlook the pitcher. But John Lackey did his job, too.
In the first five games since the All-Star break, it's as though a switch has been flipped for the Red Sox offense.