Scott Podsednik


The Red Sox have seven free agents from their 2012 roster Aaron Cook, James Loney, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Vicente Padilla, Scott Podsednik, David Ortiz, and Cody Ross. The team must decide by 5 p.m.


BOSTON -- Jon Lester turned in a decent outing, but not good enough for a win, as the Red Sox dropped the opener of their three-game series against the Orioles, 4-2, at Fenway Park Friday night.


Bob Neumeier recaps a wet night at Fenway, where Josh Beckett avoided being traded by the Red Sox, but not the back spasms that led him to leave the rain-shortened 4-1 victory over the Tigers early