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Drew had his first multi-hit game of the season Wednesday night, going 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBI in Boston's win over Toronto.
Napoli went 3-for-4 with two home runs, four RBI, and three runs scored in Bostons 10-1 win over Toronto on Wednesday.
Buchholz improved to 6-0 on Wednesday as he went seven shutout innings, giving up just two hits, and striking out eight in Boston's win over Toronto.
Victorino (back) hopes to play Friday against the Rangers, WEEI.com
De La Rosa struck out five batters over three scoreless innings in a game with Triple-A Pawtucket on Tuesday.
Ortiz continued his torrid start Tuesday, going 2-for-5 with a double, a homer and four RBI in Boston's loss to Toronto.
Gomes hit his first homer of the season Tuesday night in Boston's loss to Toronto. He didn't start the game and entered in place of Mike Carp.
Carp hit his first home run of the season Tuesday, finishing 1-for-2 against the Blue Jays.
Hanrahan (hamstring) pitched Tuesday after being activated from the disabled list earlier in the day. He came into the game with the Red Sox down one run in the eighth inning against the Blue Jays and gave up an earned run on two hits in one inning of work without recording a strikeout.
Lester surrendered six runs (five earned) on six hits and two walks while striking out five over six innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
Victorino's (back) fate will be decided Thursday - either he will land on the disabled list or the Red Sox will allow him to take the field, the Boston Globe
Victorino will miss a fifth game in a row Tuesday due to stiffness in his lower back, WEEI
Bailey will hold onto the Red Sox's closer's role, despite the activation of Joel Hanrahan (hamstring) from the DL on Tuesday, MassLive.com
Hanrahan (hamstring) was activated from the disabled list Tuesday, the MassLive.com