Sean McAdam


BOSTON - There's always a little drama surrounding Alex Rodriguez. On Friday night, there was that -- and history, too.


BOSTON - Three thoughts from the Red Sox' 4-1 victory over the Blue Jays on Wednesday night at Fenway Park:

1) Show of resolve a good sign


BALTIMORE -- In a move made more in recognition of the heavy bullpen usage of late than anything else, the Red Sox placed Shane V


BALTIMORE - A night after his three-run home run helped give the Red Sox a 7-5 victory over the Orioles at Camden Yards, Brock Holt (.424) is on the bench as Xander Bogaerts returns to shortstop a


Brock Holt gets another start at shortstop, while Xander Bogaerts (in a 1-for-15 skid) sits for the second time this week, and Daniel Nava is in right field as the Red Sox open a three-game series