PLAYER OF THE GAME - Clay Buchholz. This is a no-brainer tonight, as Buchholz spun eight shutout innings of three-hit, two-walk ball. He struck out eight.
BOSTON - Clay Buchholz has been on a roll these days, and he kept rolling on Tuesday against the Twins.
BOSTON - Three thoughts from the Red Sox' 3-1 loss to the Rangers on Thursday night at Fenway Park:
BOSTON -- No offense?
Stop me if you've heard this one: The Red Sox pitched well, certainly well enough to win. But they barely hit at all.