Jon Lester didn't have any answers for the Yankees on Sunday, and hasn't had many answers for the results of his pitching performances this season. With one half in the books, the clock is ticking.
The Red Sox are by no means in the position they wanted to be in heading into the All-Star break, and Sox DH David Ortiz says that it's because the injury bug has hit them hard.
The Red Sox go into the All-Star break as losers, dropping the fourth game of the series to the Yankees, 7-3. The loss puts the Sox at 43-43 on the year, tied for last in the AL East.
Manager Bobby Valentine isn't putting Will Middlebrooks in the starting lineup and is most likely not going to use him at all on Sunday vs. the Yankees.
Carl Crawford says the groin strain is nothing to worry about, but he also talked about his elbow injury and the fact it could require surgery down the road.