BOSTON - Will Middlebrooks probably wouldn't have seen the playing field Thursday night if Yoenis Cespedes hadn't left the game in the top of the 4th.
BOSTON - Rubby De La Rosa had just loaded the bases in the 2nd inning with back-to-back walks.
What's worse? The top of the Angles lineup was staring him right in the face.
BOSTON - Christian Vazquez turned 24 today. He celebrated by picking off Howie Kendrick at first base in the 3rd inning, and throwing out Mike Trout at second in the 9th inning.
BOSTON - Regardless of how good Clay Buchholz felt and how effective he was in five of the six innings he pitched, the only one that's going to stick with him - and everybody else - is the five-ru