Latest Player News for Boston
Ortiz (heels) went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run Thursday night in the first game of his rehab assignment at Triple-A Pawtucket, ESPN Boston
reports. "I feel all right," Ortiz said afterward. "I felt good running. I got to see some action on the bases and everything was fine."
Bradley went 0-for-2 with a strikeout in Thursday's 3-2 loss to Baltimore. His batting average fell to just .120 on the season.
Wilson made his MLB debut Thursday, tossing a scoreless ninth inning in Boston's 3-2 loss to Baltimore.
Aceves allowed two runs and six hits over five innings Thursday, but did not factor in the decision against Baltimore. He issued three walks and struck out four, tossing 79 pitches.
Ortiz (heels) wants 20 minor-league at-bats before returning to the Red Sox lineup, and he could be back for next week's series in Cleveland, the Boston Herald
Hanrahan will likely not be available to pitch in Thursday's game against the Orioles, CSNNE.com
Nava homered and scored two runs Wednesday night in Boston's loss to Baltimore.
Drew (concussion) made his season debut Wednesday night in Boston's loss to Baltimore. He went 0-for-4 while batting seventh in the order.
Uehara turned in his third scoreless appearance of the season Wednesday night against Boston.
Dempster struck out seven and walked two while giving up three runs -- one earned -- on three hits over five innings in a no-decision Wednesday night.
Red Sox manager John Farrell confirmed that Hanrahan is still the team's closer after his blown save Wednesday night, WEEI.com
reports. "He's obviously our closer," said Farrell. "I think [he's] coming over and learning this league, understanding that there’s power up and down the lineup, particularly the top half, and this club, they can drive the ball out of the ballpark. I think as Joel is making his way through the American League, particularly the American League East, location is key, particularly in those late-inning moments."
Lackey, who landed on the 15-day DL on Wednesday, experienced tightness in his right biceps after making 15 throws Tuesday, WEEI.com
Ortiz is hopeful to make his return to the Red Sox on April 19, the Boston Herald