Boston Red Sox defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 5-4

Jed Lowrie’s walkoff home run last night was both exciting and a reminder to his teammates about what needs to happen the rest of the way.

The players on this roster must take it upon themselves to claw their way into contention, because it doesn’t appear that anyone of significance is walking through the clubhouse doors on Yawkey Way.

Whether it’s because management didn’t see anyone outside the organization worthy of expending money or prospects, or whether they si...

Jed Lowrie spent the better part of four months trapped in baseball exile, assigned to the Sox training complex in Fort Myers, Fla., recovering from mononucleosis, a virus that usually keeps teenagers out of math class, not professional athletes out of uniform.

His regimen was endless hours of sleep, reporting to the field for a few minutes, then returning to his apartment to nap again.

“I would show them I was alive,’’ Lowrie said. “Being in Fort Myers during the ye...

The chances of Carlos Delgado being able to help the Red Sox are starting to fade.

The 38-year-old first baseman, who was signed to a minor league contract Aug. 7, was placed on the disabled list yesterday by the Pawtucket Red Sox with a sore left hip and lower back.

Delgado was 3 for 13 with six strikeouts in five games and has not played in a week. The two-time All-Star last played in a major league game May 10, 2009, because of issues with his right hip. He has si...