|Diving grabs leave Castillo with sore shoulder|
Rusney Castillo injured his right shoulder on the second of two diving catches he made on Tuesday night and was not available to play defense on Wednesday.
|Rodriguez to make big league debut Thursday|
Highly touted lefty prospect Eduardo Rodriguez will make his Major League debut for the Red Sox when he starts on Thursday night at Texas.
|MLB.TV unveils new Web-based media player|
Major League Baseball Advanced Media is introducing its new Web-based media player (version 5.0), for those who currently subscribe or those who sign up now for MLB.TV Premium ($114.99 a year or $24.99 a month) or regular MLB.TV ($94.99/$19.99). You'll notice the difference right away as the HD media player has an in-page layout, so it all happens in your browser with no need for an additional download.
|Without best stuff, Buchholz keeps Sox in it|
This should have been a night Clay Buchholz could take pride in. Despite having far from his best stuff, the righty limited the Twins to seven hits and two runs over 7 1/3 innings. Instead, Buchholz shared the frustration of his teammates, who once again lacked firepower in a 2-1 loss to the Twins.
|Rusney makes pair of dazzling diving grabs|
Rusney Castillo's re-entry to the Red Sox had been pretty uneventful until the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday night, when the right fielder made a highlight-reel grab.
|Panda among Sox seeking fans' All-Star votes|
In his first season with the Red Sox, Pablo Sandoval is trying to become a three-time All-Star. The first round of balloting for the starters was announced on Tuesday, and Sandoval ranked third among American League third basemen.
|Slumping Papi hits fifth as Sox juggle lineup|
In an effort to get more consistent production from his lineup, Red Sox manager John Farrell continues to try different combinations. The latest was Tuesday's move of David Ortiz to the fifth spot in the batting order, marking the first time the slugger batted anywhere but third or fourth since 2012.
|Bats can't back solid Buchholz in tough loss|
Strong starting pitching and early offensive bursts have defined the Twins in May as they've shot up in the standings. Tuesday was no different for Minnesota, which used that formula to secure a 2-1 victory over the Red Sox at Target Field.
|Napoli honored for breakout week|
Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli emerged from one of the most epic slumps of his career to be named the American League's Player of the Week on Tuesday.
|After two solid starts, Kelly hits speed bump|
Two steps forward and one step back? That old adage perfectly describes Red Sox right-hander Joe Kelly's past three starts.
|Solid in long relief, Barnes saves rest of 'pen|
The idea of moving Matt Barnes to the bullpen had nothing to do with making him a long reliever. But that was the role the hard-throwing righty was thrust into Monday, and he helped preserve the rest of manager John Farrell's relief crew by doing a fine job.
|Farrell in favor of substance to improve grip|
With Orioles lefty Brian Matusz getting an eight-game suspension for having a foreign substance on his arm, Red Sox manager John Farrell thinks that Major League Baseball should consider authorizing a substance pitchers can use to get a better grip on the ball.
|Buxton headlines Prospect Team of the Week|
This past week, May 18-24, Byron Buxton raised his batting average 26 points and his slugging percentage 58 points, making him the most impressive among our Prospect Team of the Week honorees.
|Kelly roughed up early as Sox fall to Twins|
Ricky Nolasco picked up career win No. 100 with a season-high 7 2/3 innings, and was backed by a six-run second inning from the Twins in a 7-2 win over the Red Sox on Monday afternoon at Target Field.
|Pedroia, Holt make eye-popping plays|
Earlier this week, the Red Sox were turning routine plays into spectacular mistakes as they committed seven errors in the span of four games. On Sunday, their defense made the spectacular look routine in a 6-1 win over the Angels at Fenway Park.
|Masterful Miley in command for Red Sox|
For 4 2/3 innings on Sunday, Wade Miley was flawless. And though he lost bids at perfection and a no-hitter in the fifth inning, the left-hander's dominance on the mound never wavered as the Red Sox cruised to a 6-1 victory over the Angels at Fenway Park.
|Panda abandons switch-hitting for one at-bat|
Pablo Sandoval's left knee has been hurting. And his right-handed bat has been slumping. So what better time for the Red Sox third baseman to give up switch-hitting for an at-bat than in the eighth inning of Sunday's 6-1 win over the Angels?
|Napoli puts exclamation point on homestand|
It goes down as the homestand that Mike Napoli not only got his groove back, but turned into a one-man wrecking crew at the plate.