UPDATE: Should reeling Red Sox be in panic mode?The Red Sox have lost https://www.rockiesedges.com/colorado-rockies/jon-gray-jersey six of their past eight games mainly because of dismal outings from Boston starters,but no performance was as poor asEduardo Rodriguez’s meltdown Monday against the Rays.Rodriguez gave up nine runs on 11 hits in just 2 2/3 innings of work, ballooning his ERA to 8.59 this season. During athird-inning mound visit, team leader Dustin Pedroia tried to motivate the struggling pitcher to no avail.MORE: Worst in-season tradefor every AL franchise Pedroia downplayed the exchange after the13-7 lo s to the Rays.What did I say to Eddie? Do you honestly think I’m going to tell you that? I was talking to him about baseball, Pedroia told reporters. I talk to all my teammates, every day. That’s about it.E-Rod’s outing, which resulted in the southpaw getting demoted to Triple-A, alsosparked a team meeting led by managerJohn Farrell.The bottom line is, (Rodriguez) is capable of more. We’re capable of more, the Red https://www.rockiesedges.com/colorado-rockies/trevor-story-jersey Sox manager told reporters.We need to get better, and we had a chance to share that here after the game (Monday). We collectively have to get better.”To continueto fall behind as much as we have of late, we’re more talented than that.We have the capabilities of executing pitches at a higher rate, and we can’t continue to expect our offense to climb out of holes as we’ve been. We’ve got to set the tone and lead the https://www.rockiesedges.com/colorado-rockies/todd-helton-jersey way from the mound, more than we are.The Red Sox have lost 7 1/2games in the AL East standings this month by going 9-15 in part because of arotation that’s 5-10 with a 5.39 ERA.