TORONTO -- What began so well for the Red Sox Wednesday night ended horribly.
The All Star break gave everyone a chance to catch up on some R&R and it also gave Jessica Moran some time to analyze the first half of the Red Sox season.
BOSTON -- Clay Buchholz knew he'd be playing a dangerous game, especially against an aggressive bunch like the Royals. But the alternative would be hard to live with.
BOSTON - If the Red Sox are serious about making a second-half run, improbable as that might seem, Friday was a nice way to start.