BOSTON - It had not been a particularly good homestand for third baseman Will Middlebrooks, at least not statistically speaking.
BOSTON - The Red Sox needed something - anything - to try to get some offense going on Sunday.
BOSTON - As the season's second month gets underway, the Red Sox are stuck doing a familiar dance step: two step forward, one step back.
BOSTON -- Red Sox manager John Farrell said there was plenty of dialogue between the Red Sox and Rays as to which date would be best to make up Wednesday's rainout.
BOSTON - With all the focus on the Red Sox' issues at the top of the lineup -- using five different leadoff hitters in the first month of the season; a disappointing .277 on-base percentage from t