The Red Sox take on the Rangers in the first of a four-game series in what may be a playoff preview.

The Sox will send lefty Erik Bedard to the hill as the newest Sox hurler looks for his first win as a member of the team. Squaring off with Bedard is All-Star C.J. Wilson who looks to enhance his record to 13-5.

Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. with Monster Monday. Stick around after postgame coverage for an episode of NESN Daily as we wrap up the day that was in the world of sports.