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CLEVELAND, OH:  Adrian Gonzalez #28 of the Boston Red Sox connects for a two run double durng the game against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH: Adrian Gonzalez #28 of the Boston Red Sox connects for a two run double durng the game against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)
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A sad year for Red Sox Nation just got much sadder. Rest in peace, Johnny Pesky. You will be missed.

Johnny Pesky's passing yesterday was the big news. Here's a round-up of Pesky pieces:

More after the jump...

The news on the field didn't get better for Red Sox Nation as Derek Lowe, one of The 25, signed with the New York Yankees. Barf. (Zach Schonbrun; The New York Times)

Even more barf-worthy was that Lowe pitched in pinstripes last night and did very well. Figures. (Zach Schonbrun; The New York Times)

Is the injury to Will Middlebrooks really a lesson in holding on to depth? (The Common Man; The Platoon Advantage)

A scouting look at some of the starting pitching in the Red Sox farm system. (Chris Mellon; Sox Prospects)

The Red Sox have a knuckleballer! Looking at the newly-acquired Steven Wright. (Matt Huegel; Sox Prospects via ESPN Boston)

Cole Hamels: Good Pitcher! (Carson Cistulli; Fan Graphs)

Sometimes pitchers get sick. Sometimes they pitch anyway. What happens? (Ben Lindbergh; Baseball Prospectus)