A late rally fell short this" target="_blank">as the Sox were beaten by the Blue Jays. Nick Cafardo has the story.
John Beckett tried to limit the damage but didn't help himself in the field. Julian Benbow has that story.
The notebook contemplates Jason Varitek's value to the pitching staff along with updates on Lars Anderson, Josh Reddick and Adrian Beltre.
In the Sunday Baseball Notes, Nick Cafardo takes a look at the key issues for the contenders.
Neil Swidey rises to the defense of Jacoby Ellsbury in this essay.
Thanks to Globe Celtics writer Julian Benbow for picking up the blog the last two days. He did a great job.