Rookie Ryan Lavarnway became the unlikeliest of heroes for Boston, hitting his first two major league homers.
Terry Francona shuffled the Red Sox lineup ahead of Tuesday night’s must-win game against the Orioles.
Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks is likely to miss the rest of the season and playoffs, and lefty Erik Bedard will not make his next start on Friday.
Facing three games in a 24-hour period because of the expected arrival of Hurricane Irene, the Boston Red Sox added a 13th pitcher Friday.
Joining 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher and Rich Monday morning, Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe was on his way to Texas for the Red Sox very important series against the Rangers.
Red Sox catching prospect Ryan Lavarnway got the call to the big leagues a little sooner than expected, but is ready to contribute any way he can.
The Boston Red Sox placed third baseman Kevin Youkilis on the disabled list because of a back injury Thursday and called up catching prospect Ryan Lavarnway from Triple-A Pawtucket.