Red Sox pitcher Daniel Bard will be activated Thursday; he spent several months in the minors working on control issues.
Joe Mauer has reportedly been placed on trade waivers by the Twins. Might the Red Sox be interested in acquiring the All-Star catcher?
When it became clear that Alfredo Aceves was going to pitch for the eight and ninth inning, it raised some eyebrows. But Bobby Valentine says he didn't have a choice.
With the Sox virtually out of the postseason, it's time for Boston to sit the starters and see what type of players they've got in the farm system.
The Red Sox took a 5-4 lead into the 9th inning but Alfredo Aceves -- fresh off a three-game suspension -- couldn't hold it. The Sox lose on a Torii Hunter sacrifice fly, 6-5.