Red Sox, outfielder Rusney Castillo agree to deal

The free agent outfielder defected from Cuba earlier this year, and attracted the interest of several MLB teams.

Among the 10 players with at least 200 plate appearances with the Red Sox this season, Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr. rank toward the bottom in several key batting statistics.

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What went wrong with Xander Bogaerts & Jackie Bradley?

So much was expected of the rookies this season. Instead, Bogaerts and Bradley have completely unraveled.

Game 128 preview: Mariners at Red Sox

The Red Sox face one of MLB’s best pitchers in Felix Hernandez Friday starting at 7:10 p.m.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Allen Craig makes return from the disabled list

The Red Sox have not ruled out Craig, who went 0-3 on Thursday, requiring surgery on his left foot.

Brock Holt was called out on strikes by home plate umpire Andy Fletcher during the ninth inning Thursday.

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ANGELS 2, RED SOX 0

Red Sox nearly no-hit as Angels sweep

Matt Shoemaker took his no-hit bid into the seventh inning, as the Red Sox lost all four games in the series to the Angels.

Rubby De La Rosa’s effort is encouraging

Despite the narrow loss, the rookie impresses manager John Farrell with his confidence.

MINOR LEAGUE NOTEBOOK

Jordan Betts quick to make an impact in Lowell

Betts, a slugging third baseman with the Spinners, homered in his second professional at-bat.

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