Red Sox bring home hope from trip

Boston leaves West Coast with sweep of Angels, improved health

Updated: July 29, 2010, 12:30 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The rotation is intact again, Victor Martinez is back behind the plate, Dustin Pedroia is on the mend (even if it's not at warp speed like he'd hoped) and Jacoby Ellsbury is just days away from returning to the Boston Red Sox's lineup.

The bullpen? It may take Theo Epstein a couple of weeks or so beyond Saturday's trading deadline to piece together some help -- a waiver deal in August appears more likely than a trade now, according to one club source -- but if the Sox's ...

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