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05/27/2011 - 9:48pm
Wakefield, Sox keep rolling in Motown

After they put up 14 runs in back-to-back games on Wednesday and Thursday, the Red Sox had a more modest output on Friday. Even so, the lineup's eruption for five runs in the third inning proved more than adequate to power the Sox to a 6-3 win, the club's fourth straight.

Jacoby Ellsbury (solo shot) and Carl Crawford (two-run blast) both clubbed homers in the inning, their fourth and sixth four-baggers (respectively) of the 2011 season. That run support proved more than adequate for Tim Wakefield and the Red Sox pitching staff.

Wakefield (2-1, 4.14 ERA) allowed just two runs in seven innings, permitting five hits and two walks while striking out six, en route to his second victory of the year and the 195th of his career. He struck out two batters.

Daniel Bard followed by retiring the Tigers on just six pitches in the eighth inning. Jonathan Papelbon gave up a run in the ninth, but after allowing a single to Victor Martinez and run-...

05/27/2011 - 8:35pm
Jenks on rehab: 'My arm is at 100 percent'

Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks threw 14 pitches in a scoreless one-inning rehab appearance with Triple-A Pawtucket, allowing a single while striking out a batter on a curveball. According to reports, his fastball touched 94 mph in his first game since May 1.

Though he'd been sidelined due to a slight biceps strain, Jenks had been struggling with his mechanics (and results) prior to his DL stint. He had a 1-2 record, 9.35 ERA and .333 opponents' batting average when he was placed on the disabled list.

That being the case, Jenks was able to take satisfaction both in his health as well as his ability to find his delivery during his brief rehab appearance.

"Out there today, I was able to make the adjustments quick," Jenks told the Providence Journal. "Even though I haven't been off the mound against hitters in a while, I was still able to make the...

05/27/2011 - 8:00pm
Bergenheim out for Game 7
By: DJ Bean

Lightning forward Sean Bergenheim is out Tampa's lineup for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals vs. the Bruins. Bergenheim missed Game 6 with an undisclosed lower body injury suffered in Game 5 of the series. Coach Guy Boucher said Friday mornign that it was "doubtful" Bergenheim would play in Game 7, though he did participate in team's warmup prior to the game.

Prior to suffering his injury, Bergenheim's nine goals led all postseason players. David Krejci and Martin St. Louis are tied for the lead with 10. 

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05/27/2011 - 6:25pm
Lackey on track after simulated game

Red Sox starter John Lackey threw two simulated innings on Friday in Detroit, logging 40 total pitches and throwing his full complement of pitches. After the outing, the Red Sox said that Lackey was set to make a rehab start with Triple-A Pawtucket on Tuesday, in which manager Terry Francona told reporters that the right-hander was expected to throw somewhere in the vicinity of 70 pitches and four innings.

Lackey said that he felt better than he did before going on the disabled list for a strained right elbow and receiving a cortisone shot last week.

"I don't think I’ll ever get to the point where I don’t feel anything, but it definitely feels a whole lot better," Lackey told reporters. "I feel like I was finishing [pitches] a whole lot better."

Lackey, who is 2-5 with an 8.01 ERA, suggested that he is eager to see how he feels after his rehab start, but barring a setback, everything should be in line for...

05/27/2011 - 3:55pm
Reddick in lineup, Drew still out

The Red Sox, fresh off of back-to-back games in which they've scored 14 runs, could become the first team since the 1993 Tigers to achieve that feat in three straight contests on Friday. Coincidentally, the Sox are in Detroit, taking on the Tigers.

Regardless of what happens Friday, the Sox have already achieved a form of franchise history. The 14-2 victory against the Indians on Wednesday and the 14-1 victory in Detroit on Thursday marked the first back-to-back road wins by at least 12 runs in team history, according to Elias. Only one other team (the Mets in Aug. 2005 against the Diamondbacks) has accomplished that road feat.

Josh Reddick, who went 3-for-5 and drove in three runs on Thursday after a call-up from Triple-A Pawtucket, will remain in the lineup on Friday, with right fielder J.D. Drew missing his third straight game. Carl Crawford, who has collected four hits in back-to-back games, will remain in the sixth spot in the lineup....

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