|Red Sox unable to cap rally in finale vs. Tigers|
Before the Tigers took Wednesday's series finale, 4-3, at Fenway Park, the Red Sox were the only team in the Major Leagues that had gone all of 2016 without being swept. Miguel Cabrera mauled the go-ahead home run in the ninth to make sure the Red Sox joined the ranks of the swept. It was his 21st homer of the year and his 12th go-ahead shot in the ninth inning or later over the last 10 seasons, most in the Major Leagues.
|Ziegler's first hiccup since trade stings Sox|
Brad Ziegler threw a fastball over the plate to one of the best hitters in baseball and got burned. Ziegler, who had yet to allow a run in six appearances for the Red Sox entering Wednesday, surrendered a go-ahead homer to Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera in the top of the ninth inning at Fenway Park that gave Detroit a 4-3 win and a three-game series sweep.
|Kimbrel slated for rehab appearance Saturday|
Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel is expected to make a rehab appearance for Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday, and he could rejoin the big league club soon after that.
|Red Sox begin long trip with series vs. Angels|
Red Sox manager John Farrell is fully aware of how pivotal the next two weeks are for his club. Playing 59 home games so far this season, which is more than any other team, the Red Sox begin an 11-game road trip on Thursday against the Angels.
|Offense can't overcome Wright's shaky start|
The relentless Red Sox offense erased two substantial deficits on a hot and steamy Tuesday night at Fenway Park, and it still wasn't enough to prevent a 9-8 loss to the Tigers.
|Papi, JBJ go deep before Tigers claw back|
With four ex-Red Sox in the Tigers' starting lineup on Tuesday night, perhaps it shouldn't be surprising that the visitors looked so comfortable coming up on the winning end of a 9-8 slugfest at Fenway Park.
|Midseason update: Red Sox's Top 30 Prospects list|
Who do the Red Sox have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Boston's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
|Pedro confident Price will get right in Boston|
Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez knows what it takes to be an ace in Boston, and he is confident that David Price will eventually start pitching like one.
|Hit in 57 games, win $5.6 million|
Joe DiMaggio amassed a 56-game hitting streak 75 years ago. Top that in Beat the Streak, and $5.6 million is yours.
|Kelly adjusting to 'pen, throwing triple-digit heat|
A day after Joe Kelly's first relief outing in a Red Sox uniform, the fireballer admitted he was a little amped up during his one inning in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Tigers.
|Second Sox start a lot smoother for Pomeranz|
Red Sox left-hander Drew Pomeranz is the first person to admit that it has been a whirlwind two weeks since being traded from the Padres.
|Ted Williams: Last to .400, among first to face shifts?|
During the first four months of the 2016 season, big league teams employed defensive shifts in more than 20,000 plate appearances. The strategy, at least in part, can be traced back to days of Ted Williams -- baseball's last .400 hitter.
|Timely hit missing as Red Sox fall to Tigers|
Justin Verlander continued his recent run of dominance, silencing the dangerous Red Sox and leading his Tigers to a 4-2 victory in Monday night's opener of a three-game series at Fenway Park.
|Dombrowski feeling no pressure to make deal|
As Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski held court with reporters Monday, the phone in his pocket buzzed. "That could be a trade right there, I don't know," Dombrowski said with a smile. "It's that time of year. That's what makes it interesting and fun."
|Leon, umpire team up to run option play on popup|
Sandy Leon and umpire Jim Reynolds ran the option
|Back in Boston, Salty reminisces on '13 title|
Tigers catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia feels like he never left Fenway Park as he returned to Boston on Monday for the first time since winning the World Series with the Red Sox in 2013.
|Dombrowski: 'Mixed emotions' facing Tigers|
Though Dave Dombrowski has been the president of baseball operations with the Red Sox for almost a year, Monday marked the first time he was in the same ballpark as the Tigers since his 14-year association with that club ended Aug. 5, 2015.
|Buchholz insurance for Red Sox's rotation|
Clay Buchholz is working in an undefined role out of the bullpen, but that doesn't mean the Red Sox will trade him.