Will Middlebrooks was sent down to Pawtucket after struggling for the majority of this season in Boston. Are the Red Sox taking a similar path that was taken by the Mets? (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)
Ben Carsley recently took a trip up to Portland, and evaluated a few of the prospects on the AA team. (Ben Carsley; Fire Brand of the AL)
Though Dustin Pedroia's contract still has two more years left on it, Ben Cherington has indicated he'd be willing to look into an extension now. The second baseman isn't concentrating on that at the moment, though. (Evan Drellich; Masslive.com)
Well, there's more big news on the Biogenesis front, and the timing could do some real damage to the perception of the 2013 season. (Steven Goldman; SB Nation MLB)
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