BOSTON - Brian Johnson has been rumored to be a candidate for promotion from Pawtucket to the big leagues for several weeks.
BOSTON -- This was the year it was going to be different for Clay Buchholz.
BOSTON - Ryan Hanigan has provided a nice pick-me-up for the Red Sox since coming off the DL on July 2.
In five games that he's started, the Sox are 4-1.
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