Ultimately Sunday’s win was just a victory in the middle of May, but it felt more important than that. (Chad Finn; Boston.com)

This past weekend’s series was, it at least could be argued, a measuring stick for a Red Sox team that is still trying to reach its final form. (Jen McCaffrey; The Athletic) ($$)

Once upon a time, Matt Barnes, Brandon Workman and Ryan Pressly were all part of the same minor-league rotation. Now, they are all having big-time success in the majors by moving away from their fastball. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)

Michael Chavis may have found a new good luck charm. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

Koji Uehara hasn’t pitched in the States in a long time, but he is just now officially announcing his retirement. (Chris Cotillo; Masslive)

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