It's been nearly a month since the Red Sox released Pablo Sandoval. On Monday, the current Giants infielder opened up about his rocky time in Boston. With a day to digest the contents of that article, GM Dave Dombrowski and second baseman Dustin Pedroia offered their thoughts on Sandoval's comments. "It doesn't make you feel good when you see that, in the sense that for me, he didn't perform very well, is really what it comes down to. Using that as a comfort feeling for a big league player, I don't that's really a very good excuse, per se. It's up to him to try to make the adjustment, but the basic reality is it didn't work, he didn't play very well. I think if he would've played well, he would've
BOSTON — On a night the Red Sox turned a triple play, the Red Sox player who mattered most was the one infielder uninvolved: Xander Bogaerts, the shortstop who came into a 10-4 win over the Cardinals hitting .178 since the start of July. Bogaerts had three hits Tuesday, including a line single that was part of an eight-run fifth inning. MORE RED SOX Sox use triple play, eight-run inning to beat Cardinals, 10-4 Drellich: Devers may be special enough to avoid rookie dropoff The arrival of Eduardo Nunez and Devers has almost served to hide the shortstop that plays between them. Almost. But Bogaerts remains essential. To hitting coach Chili Davis, Bogaerts appeared to be coming around during the
Indians 7, Red Sox 3: The Indians jumped out to a 3-0 lead before Rafael Devers homered twice, making it three homers in his last two games, and tying the score up at three. Cleveland has won four in a row. Yankees 4, Mets 2: The Yankees bats have struggled in the second half, but last night Aarons Judge and Hicks and Gary Sanchez went deep.