ARLINGTON -- Several Boston hitters used pink bats and sported pink undershirts, cleats and wristbands as part of Sunday's Mother's Day celebration and to promote breast cancer awareness.
Will Middlebrooks was scratched from the lineup with a sore hand, but said before the game that he enjoyed the annual celebration.
"It's something special we get to do once a year," Middlebrooks said. "It's a cool thing -- you get to do something different and do something for Mom and breast cancer."
Dave Sessions is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.