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The Red Sox optioned Lavarnway to Triple-A Pawtucket after Saturday's game, WEEI.com
Nava went 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in the Red Sox's win over the Astros on Saturday.
Doubront held the Astros to three runs on four hits over 6.2 innings to earn his third win of the season.
Victorino (back), who is missing his third game in a row Saturday, is questionable to play Sunday against Houston, the Boston Herald
Hanrahan (hamstring), who will make another rehab appearance at Triple-A Pawtucket on Sunday, could join the Red Sox in Toronto early this coming week, the Boston Herald
Ortiz launched a homer for the second time in as many nights Friday in Boston's win over Houston. He went 1-for-4, extending his hitting streak to six games.
Aceves is expected to report to Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday, the Providence Journal
Hanrahan (hamstring) permitted a double and a homer in his first rehabilitation appearance Friday night for Triple-A Pawtucket, the Providence Journal
Middlebrooks was 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Boston's win over Houston on Friday night.
Ross was 4-for-4 with three runs scored and a pair of solo home runs in Boston's 7-3 win over the Astros on Friday night.
Ellsbury was 2-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base in Boston's 7-3 win over Houston on Friday night.
Dempster picked up his first win of the season Friday, allowing two runs on four hits while walking three and striking out 10 over six innings as Boston downed the Astros, 7-3, on Friday night.
Victorino (back) is not in the lineup Friday, but manager John Farrell said the issue is not to the point of requiring a DL stint, Rob Bradford of WEEI.com