Allen Webster


OAKLAND -- If there's any consolation to the Red Sox and their epic offensive drought -- a stretch that saw them fail to top two runs for the sixth straight time Thursday night and ninth time in t


BOSTON - The Red Sox need a starter to fill in for Clay Buchholz Saturday -- and for several turns after that.


BOSTON - Last June, Clay Buchholz began missing starts because of a neck-shoulder issue, a malady that would sideline him for half the season and create a sense of panic for the Red Sox.


BOSTON - Sometime Friday, the Red Sox should find out if Stephen Drew has, as the team fully expects, cleared option waivers.


FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Allen Webster was hit around a bit against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday, allowing five runs on 11 hits in 5 2/3 innings.