OAKLAND -- Xander Bogaerts, mired in an 0-for-12 slump and having made two errors in the first two games of the series, was out of the lineup Saturday.
OAKLAND - Felix Doubront's return to the Red Sox rotation wasn't bad, but it sure didn't look good four batters in.
OAKLAND -- Andrew Miller is accustomed to rough losses this season.
OAKLAND -- The good news? The Red Sox snapped a stretch of six straight games in which they failed to score more than two runs.
BOSTON - In the top of the ninth inning, the bullpen door swung open in right field and, as is almost always the case when the Red Sox own a lead heading into the final inning, out trotted Koji Ue