Roundup: Red Sox pound Rays; Cain dominates for Giants

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Blogger Even after Wednesday's respectable performance at the plate (1-for-3 with a walk), Boston center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is hitting a measly .130/.259/.174 on the young season. It's obscenely early, of course,

We saw Bobby Valentine use Jacoby Ellsbury in the No. 2 spot a few times during the spring — as he likes to have a left-handed bat in that spot at times — so that was not the surprising part. The numbers that Nick Punto had as a leadoff hitter to

We saw Bobby Valentine use Jacoby Ellsbury in the No. 2 spot a few times during the spring — as he likes to have a left-handed bat in that spot at times — so that was not the surprising part. The numbers that Nick Punto had as a leadoff hitter to

By Peter Abraham, Globe Staff How many times has Jacoby Ellsbury slid into second base and hopped up right away? Today, he was a victim of bad timing. And now baseball sources are saying he has a dislocated or at least partially dislocated shoulder and

By Peter Abraham, Globe Staff How many times has Jacoby Ellsbury slid into second base and hopped up right away? Today, he was a victim of bad timing. And now baseball sources are saying he has a dislocated or at least partially dislocated shoulder and