Jonny Miller

BOSTON, MA - JULY 26: Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox gets a hit against the Kansas City Royals on July 26, 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Should Dustin Pedroia Bat Cleanup More Often?

Listed at 5’8″, 165 pounds, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia doesn’t fit the typical cleanup-hitter mold.


Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals on July 25, 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lester Says Lat Injury ‘Felt Fine’ In Return Against Royals

Jon Lester waited 20 days before being able to pitch again, and had to wait just a bit longer through a 2-hour, 21-minute rain delay Monday night against the Royals.


Red Sox starter Jon Lester. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lester Set To Start For Red Sox On July 26 Against Royals

Jon Lester is just one of a number of injured Red Sox starters, but he’s finally set to make his return.


PITTSBURGH - JUNE 26: Andrew Miller #30 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on June 26, 2011 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Beat Pirates To Snap 4-Game Slide; Miller Picks Up 1st Win

Andrew Miller picked up his first win with Boston, scattering five hits over six innings as the Red Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the sloppy Pittsburgh Pirates.


BOSTON, MA - JUNE 22: John Lackey #41 of the Boston Red Sox reacts against the San Diego Padres at Fenway Park on June 22, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Padres Knock Around Lackey In Rain-Shortened Win Over Red Sox

The way things had been going for Clayton Richard, it only figured that he’d have to go through a day like this to get a win.


Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher James Shields delivers in the first inning to the Boston Red Sox during a baseball game Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Shields, Rays End Red Sox 9-Game Winning Streak

James Shields pitched his AL-leading third shutout of the season to help the Tampa Bay Rays end the first-place Red Sox’s nine-game winning streak with a 4-0 victory on Tuesday night.


David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a two run home run against the New York Yankees during their game on June 8, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ortiz, Wakefield Lead Red Sox Past Yankees Again

David Ortiz hit one of three Boston homers to back a tireless Tim Wakefield and the Red Sox extended their domination of the Yankees this season, beating New York 11-6 on Wednesday night to take over first place in the AL East.


Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz follows through on a two-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Ortiz, Lester Lead Red Sox Over Yankees 6-4

David Ortiz hit a 2-run HR and Jonathan Papelbon labored through the ninth inning to earn his 200th save, leading the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees 6-4 Tuesday night.


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Red Sox Reliever Bobby Jenks Leaves Game With Back Tightness

Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks has left Boston’s game against the Yankees after throwing just four pitches in the seventh inning because of back tightness.


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Red Sox Place Pitchers Matsuzaka & Hill On DL, Call Up Hottovy

The Boston Red Sox have placed right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka on the 60-day disabled list amid reports he has decided to have reconstructive elbow surgery that could sideline him for at least 12 months.