Travis Shaw was due.
Not only was the Red Sox rookie working to snap a 0-for-13 hitless streak at the plate, but he was looking to snap a career-long slump on the road.
The Red Sox beat the White Sox Wednesday night, 3-0. Here's the game story.
Rusney Castillo, we have liftoff.
For a long time - pretty much until his latest call-up to the Red Sox in late July - Castillo had a hard time driving the ball.
When Dave Dombrowski joined the Red Sox as President of Baseball Operations, one of the things he said was important to winning was "power pitching".