After struggling earlier on in the season, Red Sox top prospect Xander Bogaerts has been reacquainted with his rhythm at the dish. He's batting .320/.404/.560 in his last 12 games. (Jon Meoli; ESPNBoston.com via SoxProspects.com)
Speaking about Sabathia, one Red Sox pitcher has crafted his game by emulating the Yankees ace. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)
Rob Bradford examines why players are so tightlipped about their injuries. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)
Mark Smith was able to catch the PawSox in action, and evidently he was pleased to have done so. (Mark Smith; Fangraphs.com)
Former Red Sox Robert Coello has employed a pitch deemed by batters and catchers alike as the "WTF" pitch. Coello was designated for assignment by the Red Sox in 2011 for fan favorite Alfredo Aceves. He was then traded to the Cubs for Tony Thomas, who's currently roaming the outfield for Portland. (Jeff Passan; Yahoo Sports)*
*Yes it's a couple of days old, but it's still interesting.