It is folly to waste more of Rusney Castillo's time in the minors. It is equally folly to believe he can turn this around by himself.
Rapid Reaction from the Texas Rangers' 3-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, another anemic performance from the Boston lineup.
Rangers' Rodriguez keeps Red Sox bats quiet in 3-1 win
After earning rave reviews in spring training at in Triple-A, the production and the opportunities still aren't evident in the majors.
Twice in the span of a week, every team in the American League East lost on the same day. That hasn't happened often.
With lefty Wandy Rodriguez starting for Texas, Boston Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval will miss a second straight game after recently being hit by a pitch.
Shane Victorino was dropped from the lineup, an aggravating development for a team that has the worst batting average in the majors against lefties.
It was just one of those nights for the Boston Red Sox, who couldn't answer the door against the Texas Rangers each time opportunity knocked.
The Boston Red Sox wasted a quality outing by Joe Kelly Wednesday night, losing to the Texas Rangers 2-1.
Klein wins 1st major league start, Rangers top Red Sox 2-1
The Boston Red Sox have scuffled mightily against left-handed pitchers, which is a big reason their offense is struggling again.
The Boston Red Sox acquire right-handed reliever John Cornely from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for cash considerations.
Pablo Sandoval will sit out Wednesday night's game and is considered day-to-day after getting hit in the knee with a pitch.
Phil Klein will make his first major league start
Ellsbury heads discouraging night for disabled list moves
In ESPN The Magazine's Pitchers Issue, Buster Olney explores why in the age of the pitcher, both the Cubs and the Red Sox are single-mindedly pursuing position players.
Wade Miley quietly enjoyed yet another strong start on the mound, hurling seven innings of two-run ball for the Boston Red Sox.
Slumping Mike Napoli was searching for answers after another hitless performance at the plate. He found them in good friend Dustin Pedroia.
With the benefit of 13 hits spread between seven different batters, the Boston Red Sox's lineup showed signs of life in Tuesday.
Ortiz, Napoli homer as Red Sox top Rangers 4-3
Don't believe in destiny? You should, because Dustin Pedroia's roots as a grinder on the diamond go back to his days starring at Arizona State and even earlier.
Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval was removed from Tuesday night's 4-3 win over the Rangers in the seventh inning after being hit in the left knee by Rangers reliever Sam Freeman.
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