With the Red Sox rotation seemingly shortening by the day, Tim Wakefield went seven innings last night, giving up three runs and inched closer to the Red Sox team record for career wins by picking up the 184th of his Boston career in a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park.
Jacoby Ellsbury continues his powerful statement in 2011 – Alex Speier has Jacoby Ellsbury adding to his All Star season. Joe McDonald has Ellsbury and Wakefield both coming up big last night. Tony Lee has more on Ellsbury, and a look at Kevin Youkilis playing his first game of the season at first base. Eric Avidon also has a piece on Ellsbury.
Starting to look ugly – With Jon Lester the latest to head to the DL, Nick Cafardo says that the rotation is taking its lumps. Michael Silverman says that the Red Sox are more than a little banged up right now. Despite all the injuries, Brian MacPherson says that the Red Sox have confidence in their depth.
Buddin fielded criticism – Dan Shaughnessy remembers the Red Sox shortstop from the 1950’s who passed away without much fanfare last week.
Why Jays ace Ricky Romero is rooting for a Red Sox draftee – Alex Speier looks at what the Toronto pitcher has in common with a recent Boston draft pick.
Clemens saga is a sad tale – The Roger Clemens trial makes Bill Reynolds sad.
Jon Lester to DL; Clay Buchholz gets 2nd opinion – Duggan’s notebook has the latest on the injured starters. The Globe notebook from Peter Abraham has Lester headed to the DL, the same topic is covered in the Red Sox Journal, The MetroWest notebook from Eric Avidon, and the Telegram notebook from Ballou.The CSNNE.com notes have Ellsbury doing it all for the Red Sox.
C’s picks eyeing Europe – Mark Murphy has the Celtics draftees considering offers overseas because of the NBA lockout.
Champs begin to look ahead – Stephen Harris looks at the Bruins rookie development camp, set to begin today.