Monday Jul 7
Mike Carp activated from disabled list, Jonathan Herrera optioned to Triple-A
The Boston Red Sox picked up another left-handed bat on Monday, not via trade but with the activation of Mike Carp from the 15-day disabled list.
MLB:Braves grab ninth win in a row
Andrelton Simmons drove in four runs, Aaron Harang won his third straight start and the Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 10-4, Saturday in Atlanta for their season-high ninth straight victory.
Bugs and Cranks
Jordan Pacheco: Free
What does it say about Jordan Pacheco's disappearing act that some of us, ahem, didn't even realize he was finally gone? Probably says more about a fan's loss of faith than anything.
Sox Beat Indians, 5-2, Sixth Straight Win at Fenway
Maureen Mullen has covered the Red Sox and Major League Baseball for a variety of outlets since 2002.