Sean McAdam


ARLINGTON, Texas -- Steven Wright gave the Red Sox a chance to win. The same could not be said of the pitchers who followed to the mound.


ARLINGTON, Texas -- Some nights, the Red Sox starting pitchers have failed them. On many others, it's been the fault of the offense.


ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Red Sox could hardly have returned Eduardo Rodriguez to Pawtucket after the start he turned in Thursday night in his major league debut.


ARLINGTON, Texas - Xander Bogaerts is back at shortstop in the Red Sox' Friday night lineup after leaving the game on Thursday night when he was hit on the left wrist by a pitch in the second inni


ARLINGTON, Texas -- Three thoughts from the Red Sox' 5-1 victory over the Rangers on Thursday night:

1) Rodriguez must stay. And will.