Sox like chances in war of attrition

As freak injuries mount, Boston's depth, determination are tested

Updated: June 27, 2010, 6:03 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- Can the Red Sox have any more weird injuries in one weekend?

Not unless David Ortiz gets run over by a float in Sunday's gay pride parade here on his way to the ballpark.

Friday night, second baseman Dustin Pedroia, coming off the best performance of his big-league career, fouls a pitch off his left foot, breaks a bone and is lost to the team for weeks -- at least two, maybe four, six, eight. Way too long for the Sox to be missing their Jeter.

Saturday afternoon, ...

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