A. Sherrod Blakely breaks down the Celtics offseason wish list, and which players are the most likely that they could acquire.
Avisail Garcia’s longest mini-slump of the season ended against his former team on Friday night. Guessing nobody in Detroit is surprised. Same group probably isn’t overly shocked by Mike Pelfrey’s performance, either. Both players came back to haunt their former team on a lengthy, rainy day as Garcia’s three-run double put Pelfrey ahead for good. Pelfrey escaped a bases-loaded jam in the fourth and his offense erupted late as the White Sox toppled the Detroit Tigers 8-2 in front of 17,842 at Guaranteed Rate Field. Pelfrey allowed two runs (one earned) and Matt Davidson and Melky Cabrera both homered as the White Sox snapped a three-game losing streak. The teams canceled the opening game of a
Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer Scott Lauber covers the Boston Red Sox for ESPN.com. Follow on Twitter BOSTON -- It was a quiet morning in spring training, the perfect time to run this theory past David Price: If he somehow went undefeated in the regular season but once again lost each of his playoff starts, Boston Red Sox fans would consider his year a failure. "It's the truth," Price said. "If I don't pitch well in the playoffs, it doesn't matter. I heard everything Porce [Rick Porcello] went through last year [after losing a postseason start], and he was the Cy Young winner, won 22 or however many games he won. It doesn't matter what you do in 162." And that still very well might be true. But