Bradford in the 8th, Timlin in the 9th

Some brief Saturday links after a relatively busy Friday night on the Boston sports scene.

The Red Sox held off the Tigers 9-8 in an ugly game over at Fenway that started an hour late due to the turf issues resulting from the pair of Rolling Stones shows earlier in the week. Tim Wakefield and the middle relief struggled though the offense came back to life upon its return home. In the Globe, Chris Snow has the game story, Marvin Pave focuses on the new bullpen combo and setup man Chad Bradford and closer Mike Timlin. In a story that must be reverberating throughout the PR conscious Sox front office, the Herald