BOSTON - Well, another tip of the cap to the Tigers pitching staff.
BOSTON - One of the key traits of a great cowboy is accuracy.
BOSTON - Maybe it's a dominant Tigers pitching staff. Maybe it's a sleepy Red Sox offense. Most likely, it's a bit of both.
BOSTON - The Red Sox dodged two bullets with Xander Bogaerts' wrist and Shane Victorino's knee, but they were not so fortunate with Will Middlebrooks.
BOSTON — Hours before Friday night's game against the Detroit Tigers, Red Sox manager John Farrell talked about the importance of scoring first at home and not playing catch-up.