Entering Friday, the Boston Red Sox are 42-54.
They have lost eight straight games and are 12 games behind the first-place Yankees in the AL East.
Pablo Sandoval is not in the Red Sox's lineup for their Thursday game against the Braves, and the reason is a bit curious.
NEW YORK — The current Giants roster isn’t really known for power arms or power bats, but on Day 1 of the MLB Draft, the organization added one of each.
These kinds of days, it seemed, were in the rear-view mirror for the A’s.