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2016 Schedule
55-42, 2nd in AL East
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Tigers double up Red Sox (0:51)
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Iglesias happy to get a win over Red Sox on MNB (2:19)
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Iglesias smashes two-run homer (0:20)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

In discussing reliever Koji Uehara's strained right pectoral muscle, Dave Dombrowski referenced Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez, who dealt with the unusual injury for a pitcher in 2014. Sanchez missed seven weeks that season.

Lineup: Red Sox (55-41) vs. Tigers (51-48)

  • 1. Mookie Betts, RF (R)
  • 2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B (R)
  • 3. Xander Bogaerts, SS (R)
  • 4. David Ortiz, DH (L)
  • 5. Hanley Ramirez, 1B (R)
  • 6. Jackie Bradley Jr., CF (L)
  • 7. Travis Shaw, 3B (L)
  • 8. Sandy Leon, C (S)
  • 9. Brock Holt, LF (L)
  • SP: Drew Pomeranz, LHP
  • Daily notes

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

With one week until the trade deadline, Dave Dombrowski's public stance is that Red Sox are doing a lot of listening -- they're "open-minded," he said -- but don't feel like they need to make any trades.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Mookie Betts had fluid drained from his knee two days ago, leading to diminished swelling and less discomfort when he tested it by running earlier today. But manager John Farrell said the Red Sox "don't fully expect [the fluid] to vanish," a sign that Betts might need a few days off during a brutal August in which team makes two 11-game road trips and has one off-day.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Believe it or not, it's conceivable Craig Kimbrel could rejoin the Red Sox by next week. He will throw off a mound again Wednesday, could go on a minor-league rehab assignment as soon as Saturday, and might not need more than one outing before he's ready, according to manager John Farrell. Kimbrel had minor knee surgery only two weeks ago.

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Ramirez named AL Player of the Week

Red Sox 1B Hanley Ramirez takes home weekly honors in the AL for the period ending July 24. Ramirez batted .333 (7-for-21) with six runs scored, five home runs and 12 RBI over six games to claim his first Player of the Week nod since 2009.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox lineup for Monday Night Baseball vs. Tigers.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Two weeks after having minor surgery on his knee, Craig Kimbrel threw about 20 pitches off a mound, as expected. The plan is for him to repeat this exercise later in the week, and if all goes well, manager John Farrell said Red Sox can discuss the next step, probably a short minor-league rehab assignment.

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Red Sox hold steady in ESPN rankings

After sweeping the Giants in two, the Red Sox split a four-game set with the Twins. On Sunday, Rick Porcello got his 12th win of the season. Ten of his wins have come at home, where he owns a 3.21 ERA. Week 16 Power Rankings

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Boston's buying, and it's far from finished

Boston already landed starter Drew Pomeranz. But with the deadline looming, the Red Sox still need pitching -- and they're determined to get it.

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Porcello pitches way onto select list

Against the Twins on Sunday, Rick Porcello became the sixth pitcher over the last 50 years to win 10 of their first 11 home starts in a season, the Elias Sports Bureau notes. The others:

  • Dock Ellis (1971 Pirates)
  • Steve Carlton (1977 Phillies)
  • Frank Viola (1988 Twins)
  • Roy Oswalt (2005 Astros)
  • Ryan Dempster (2008 Cubs)
  • Adam Wainwright (2010 Cardinals)

Stats & Info

Who's next to join Hall of Fame?

Now that Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza have been officially inducted, it's time to turn our attention to the 2017 candidates. Will any of these sluggers make it to Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot?

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Would a Sale deal involve Sox for Sox?

Jim Bowden remains leery of the AL Cy Young favorite being dealt. But if White Sox GM Rick Hahn parts with Chris Sale, Bowden sees Boston as the most likely landing spot. Top trade targets/best fits (Insider)

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Clubs talking with the Red Sox say they're still trying to do "something big." But for what high-end starter? Chris Sale? Sonny Gray? Mystery pitcher?

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs5491st
Batting Average.2911st
On Base Percentage.3561st
Slugging Percentage.4761st
Earned Run Average4.3819th
Quality Starts4913th
WHIP1.3315th
BAA.25513th

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