CLEVELAND Apparently the lesson learned by the Sox is to never spurn any gritty, little guys in Major League Baseball.
The latest chapter in the Bobby Valentine saga focuses on an incident that took place between him and Will Middlebrooks.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- On Friday night, the bullpen saved the Red Sox. On Saturday night, it did them in.
BOSTON -- Not many people fire up Mark Teixeira quite like Vicente Padilla.
BOSTON -- For the past month, Will Middlebrooks and Kevin Youkilis have essentially been sharing playing time. But Thursday night, Middlebrooks may have put an end to the job-share.