The Red Sox ran into trouble against Oakland yesterday. Amalie Benjamin has the story.
Tim Wakefield had a promising start then he lost it. Robert Mays has the story. It’s his debut in the Globe, so welcome aboard for the summer, Robert.
The notebook has the Red Sox in a good spot in the draft, Manny Delcarmen having a tough day and Darnell McDonald needing some time.
The minor league notebook has Casey Kelly learning some lessons.
Here’s a video breakdown of the game yesterday with Amalie Benjamin and Peter Abraham.
Coverage of the “imperfect game” controversy:
Bud Selig decided not to overturn the call Jim Joyce bad. Clay Buchholz wishes he had.
Nick Cafardo writes that Selig made the right call.
Tony Massarotti writes that officials, umpires and referees have lost the public trust.