After he ended a personal seven-game losing streak with a six-inning effort in his previous outing with Ryan Hanigan as his catcher, the Red Sox are hoping the battery can continue clicking.
For the past few weeks, the Red Sox have been the subject of an endless debate: are they contenders or pretenders for the 2015 post-season.
BOSTON - It was a crucial moment in the game.
BOSTON - Ryan Hanigan's return to the Red Sox may be more significant than we thought.
BOSTON -- Rick Porcello is winless over his last eight starts and owns the worst ERA of any qualifying American League starter.