For three starts, Franklin Morales looked like a world-beater. That came to an abrupt stop at Fenway Park Saturday afternoon, when Morales ran smack into the New York Yankees.
The Red Sox extended their streak of futility against the Yankees this season, losing the first game of Saturdays doubleheader, 6-1, at Fenway Park.
Carl Crawford suffers a setback; Ellsbury, Buchholz, Carpenter, and Sweeney continue to rehab.
Right-hander Clayton Mortensen has been called up as the Red Sox 26th player active for todays doubleheader.
A day after New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira ripped into Red Sox reliever Vicente Padilla for his past history of intentionally throwing at hitters more than anyone else in baseball, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine defended his pitcher