As expected, the Red Sox have activated center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury, out since April 13 with a shoulder injury, from the disabled list prior to their game Friday night against the Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Mike from Attleboro on Larry Lucchino's letter: "If only your efforts to improve the team on the field matched your efforts off the field to shill and profit from it."
Red Sox team president and CEO Larry Lucchino, in an All-Star break letter to season-ticket holders, calls the team's play "maddening one day, enthralling the next day." The underachieving Sox are .500 at the break.
The Red Sox kick off the second half of the season in Tampa Bay with a three-game series against the Rays. Educate yourself!
Reggie Jackson says he messed up by disparaging Alex Rodriguez, Jim Rice, Gary Carter and other big names in baseball, and has been reaching out to make apologies.