BOSTON -- A tale of two pitchers:
1. Tuesday was a reminder of how important Junichi Tazawa is to the Red Sox bullpen.
BOSTON - It was a fairly under-the-radar roster move on a day where Shane Victorino was activated, Blake Swihart was placed on the DL, and Jackie Bradley Jr. was optioned to the PawSox.
SEATTLE - Traditionally, in postgame media sessions with reporters, a manager waits for the first question to be asked.
SEATTLE -- Three thoughts from the Red Sox' 2-1 victory over the Mariners on Thursday night:
1) The little things can mean a lot.