The Boston Red Sox's veneer of pending respectability is shattered in what was easily their worst inning this season.
Bad pitching and embarrassing fielding spoil Rusney Castillo's 2015 debut, with the Boston Red Sox falling 11-5 to the Los Angeles Angels.
Angels pound Red Sox 12-5
Seeking help for a struggling offense, the Red Sox recalled Rusney Castillo, who batted eighth and played right field Friday.
Jim Bowden lays out the 20 players most likely to be dealt by July 31, including a trade likeliness rating, interested teams and best fit for each guy.
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.
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