It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. OK, it was mostly the worst of times. But the first half of the Red Sox 2015 is finally over.
BOSTON - The Boston Red Sox could have used David Ortiz on Sunday.
They were really hoping to have him, too.
BOSTON - If the Red Sox are going to go into the All-Star break with some momentum, they'll have to gain it without David Ortiz in the lineup.
BOSTON - As the Red Sox begin what is their most important series of the year to date, Mike Napoli was back at his customary spot at first base, batting seventh in the Boston lineup in the opener
Three thoughts to take you into a summer weekend . . .