White Sox 10, Red Sox 8

Kelly, bullpen dig hole Red Sox can’t fill

Rusney Castillo reaches to high-five a fan after scoring on Mookie Betts’s infield single in the fourth inning.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff

Red Sox starter Joe Kelly lasted only 3 innings, giving up five runs on seven hits.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/200_shane_victorino-7110.jpg Red Sox trade Shane Victorino to Angels

The Red Sox could unload other veteran players by Friday’s deadline, including Alejandro De Aza and Mike Napoli.

Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart strokes a double against the Tigers on Sunday night.


Blake Swihart is learning on the fly

Expected to be in Pawtucket, the Red Sox catcher has made the most of his rookie season in the majors.


Pedro Martinez meets the artist who sculpted his Hall of Fame plaque

Mindy Ellis has sculpted 76 of the Hall of Fame plaques mounted on the wall in Cooperstown.

Peter Abraham | Beat Writer’s Notebook

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From best chips to untouchables, Peter Abraham assesses Boston’s roster ahead of Friday’s trade deadline.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Lee_redwhite1_spts.jpg Mike Napoli ejected in first inning of Red Sox game

The Boston first baseman fired his helmet after being called out on strikes, and was tossed after the helmet struck the umpire.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/480510010-7052--90x90.jpg Rafael Devers turning on power at Greenville

The third base prospect is the first Red Sox 18-year-old since Xander Bogaerts to hit 10 homers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/2015-07-28T015746Z_922035597_NOCID_RTRMADP_3_MLB-NEW-YORK-YANKEES-AT-TEXAS-RANGERS.jpg MLB roundup: Alex Rodriguez has blast on 40th birthday

He became the fourth player in major league history to homer as a teenager and in his 40s.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Lee_soxtiger2_spts.jpg Eduardo Rodriguez again shows bounce-back ability

Rodriguez has had three subpar starts, and each time he rebounded with a strong performance.

Pedro Martinez acknowledged cheering fans as he was being introduced for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Pedro Martinez calls Hall of Fame induction ‘a great honor’

The Red Sox great kept returning to two words during his speech in Cooperstown: “God and thank you.”

Christopher L. Gasper

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-7093.jpg A joyous nation showers love upon Pedro Martinez

The newly enshrined Hall of Famer is a symbol of hope and achievement for his fellow Dominicans.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/plaque_facedetail.jpg Here’s what it says on Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame plaque

The 100 or so words on the plaque aim to capture the speed and accuracy of Martinez’s pitches.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_pedro23_spts--90x90.jpg Audio: Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame acceptance speech

Listen to Martinez’s full speech and read the transcript from Sunday’s Hall of Fame induction.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/150pedro-7201.jpg Pedro’s magic on the mound

When Pedro Martinez was wowing the crowds, people often asked: How did he do that? Here’s a look at his secrets.