Terry Francona did his gig on WEEI today and revealed a few interesting things:
* Victor Martinez is not yet ready to start.
* Jacoby Ellsbury will be out again.
* J.D. Drew is not feeling well and won’t play.
Meanwhile, the Rays are starting Matt Garza (5-2, 2.37) tonight. Yikes.
Big spot for John Lackey, who has a 7.50 ERA in his last three starts and needs to join the pitching party the Sox have been hosting lately.
Thankfully, Darnell McDonald is still around. The only man in history to beat the DFA shouldn’t have any issues with the Rays.