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Nation turns its lonely eyes to ... Bedard

Backs against the wall, Red Sox have new injury concern and question mark on mound

Updated: September 28, 2011, 2:44 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BALTIMORE -- Tonight's forecast: gloom.

And that's just the weather (scattered thundershowers, 60 percent chance of rain).

It isn't much better for the Red Sox, who are left with no choice Tuesday but to rely on Erik Bedard, a sore-legged pitcher whose appetite for the big stage has been openly questioned by a former employer, to keep them alive for a playoff spot that never should have been in jeopardy.

Worse, there's a strong possibility that Bedard will not ...

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