It was a night of returns in Boston’s 5-1, Adrian Gonzalez-fueled win at Fenway.
Kevin Youkilis deserves his comfortable spot with Chicago, writes the great Bob Ryan, in his last Fenway assignment for the Boston Globe (Subscription only).
Aaron Cook worked quickly and effectively last night, writes Julian Benbow.
With less internal pressure, Carl Crawford is happy to be back in the Sox lineup.
David Ortiz might have to sit a few days with a sore right Achilles’ tendon. Nick Cafardo’s notebook has the details.
Plus, plenty of pregame and postgame news and notes on Extra Bases.