The Red Sox mustered just three hits Wednesday afternoon while suffering their first sweep in Oakland since 2008.
After an impressive stint in Pawtucket, Justin Germano is available to throw for the Red Sox. He'll likely come out of the bullpen.
Darnell McDonald was designated for assignment by the Red Sox last weekend. Now he's a member of the Yankees.
Dustin Pedroia will sit out for Wednesday's game with some stiffness in his thumb.
Had the Red Sox played mistake-free baseball Tuesday night, they'd have another win up in the win column. Unfortunately, they were their own worst enemy, and the A's made them pay.