Players like Dustin Pedroia and Cody Ross have at least held the team accountable at times throughout the season, and Pedroia said all he needed to say about the Sox performance after Sunday's loss.
Look no further than the pitching staff when pointing to the Red Sox recent wrong end of back-to-back sweeps.
Daisuke Matsuzaka can't help snap the Sox losing skid. In fact, it's quite the opposite, as Matsuzaka is blasted for six runs in 3.2 innings and the Sox lose in Oakland, 6-2.
Jacoby Ellsbury was out of the lineup Sunday in the Red Sox' series finale in Oakland. So, Pedro Ciriaco is pressed into duty in the outfield.