Bailey will remain in the closer role for Boston for now despite a couple of blown saves and some shaky performances in the past couple of weeks, the Boston Herald reports. Red Sox manager John Farrell said the team is not considering a change in the closer role, but added, "not as of yet."
Allmendinger is returning to the NASCAR Nationwide Series this weekend after a five-year hiatus. He will climb in the driver's seat of the No. 22 Ford for the Johnsonville Sausage 200 at Road America, Penske Racing PR reports.