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2017 Schedule
23-21, 3rd in AL East

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

As expected, Sam Travis will make his major-league debut for the Red Sox tonight at Fenway Park. He will play first base and bat seventh against Texas Rangers lefty Martin Perez.

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Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts scored two runs on wild pitches during Tuesday's 11-6 win vs. the Rangers, becoming the first Boston player to score twice on wild pitches in the same game since Jim Rice did it on May 17, 1984. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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Currently tied with Pedro Martinez, Chris Sale has a chance Wednesday to break the record for consecutive starts with 10-plus strikeouts in a season. However, Martinez's eight-game streak in 1999 was slightly more dominant than Sale's two stretches.

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Chris Sale again aims for strikeout supremacy

Chris Sale has a second chance to set the modern-era record for consecutive starts with double-digit strikeouts in a season.

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Bogaerts doubles in big night (0:35)
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Betts elbows teammate in the face (0:18)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Dave Dombrowski, again to NESN, said "to pin (recent struggles) on John Farrell are just not fair. I think we're in a position where he's managed well, he's managed divisional champions. I think we're in a position, we have a good club. We just need to get in a better flow of things."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

In pregame interview with NESN (he didn't talk to print reporters), Dave Dombrowski said he met with John Farrell and several baseball ops staffers "just to kind of go over our club and try to get it to fit together a little bit." Dombrowski said quarter-pole evaluation tougher than usual because of all injuries.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox injury updates: INF/OF Brock Holt (vertigo) has reached 20-day limit of his rehab assignment. He will see concussion specialist Micky Collins in Pittsburgh tomorrow; INF Marco Hernandez (shoulder) will have season-ending surgery Friday.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Triple-A left-hander Brian Johnson is a "strong candidate" to start Saturday against the Mariners, Red Sox manager John Farrell said.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox plan to play Sam Travis at first base against left-handed pitchers. Hanley Ramirez isn't close to being physically ready to play first base, according to manager John Farrell.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Napoli, back with the Texas Rangers, catching up with ex-Red Sox teammates Brock Holt (left) and Dustin Pedroia.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Sam Travis and Hanley Ramirez taking grounders at first base.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

In 33 games for Triple-A Pawtucket, Sam Travis is batting .286/.353/.452 with nine doubles and four homers. Right-hander Hector Velazquez optioned out to create roster spot. Red Sox don't need fifth starter until Saturday.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

First base prospect Sam Travis has been called up by the Red Sox.

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The science behind JBJ's leaping grab (1:50)
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Power Rankings: Red Sox drop outside top 10

Losing three of four to the Athletics over the weekend overshadows a two-game sweep of the Cardinals. Meanwhile, Xander Bogaerts' defense has been a cause for concern.

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2dJerry Crasnick

Revisiting preseason questions: Red Sox

In mid-February, we wondered how much Boston's offense would miss David Ortiz. As it turns out, a lot. The Red Sox are last in the AL in home runs.

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Call To The Legend: Ortiz On Career, Marathon Speech

Buster Olney talks to Red Sox legend David Ortiz about his playing career, former teammates trying to convince him to come back, his speech after the Boston Marathon attack and much more.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.0212th
Quality Starts24Tied-7th
WHIP1.279th
BAA.25216th
Runs207Tied-14th
Batting Average.2692nd
On Base Percentage.3404th
Slugging Percentage.40921st

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