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Mortensen pitched 1.1 innings, giving up a run on one hit and one walk in Boston's win over Philadelphia on Monday.
Ellsbury went 3-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored Monday in Boston's win over Cleveland.
Buchholz (collarbone) can return to the Boston rotation as early as Thursday, the Boston Herald
reports. "We don't anticipate this being more than a couple of days extended before he's back on the mound for us," manager John Farrell said. "We haven't yet set the rotation where he slots back in."
Ortiz and Mike Napoli will each play one game at first base during Boston's two-game series at Philadelphia this week, the Boston Herald
Napoli and David Ortiz will each play one game at first base for Boston's two-game series at Philadelphia this week, the Boston Herald
Napoli went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI, two runs scored, one double and one walk Monday against the Phillies.
Aceves earned a victory Monday against the Phillies as he pitched six innings and allowed one run, seven hits and three walks to go along with four strikeouts.
Pedroia came out of Monday's game in the bottom of the sixth inning, but he was seen in the dugout afterward and just appeared to be getting a breather, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe
Ortiz will see time at first base during one of the Red Sox's two games at Philadelphia on Wednesday or Thursday, the Boston Globe
Buchholz (collarbone) played catch in the outfield Monday and didn't appear to be hindered in any way, the Boston Globe
Wilson is the likely candidate to be sent back to Triple-A Pawtucket when the Red Sox activate Franklin Morales (chest) off the disabled list Tuesday, the Providence Journal
Doubront entered Sunday's game against the Indians having allowed six hits in 13 at-bats (.462) to opponents on 0-2 counts. Cleveland hitters were 2-for-5, including a two-run single and a homer, in such situations Sunday.
Ellsbury went 2-for-5 with a double, a stolen base and two RBI in Boston's win over Cleveland on Sunday.
Drew went 3-for-4 with three runs scored in Boston's 6-5 win over Cleveland on Sunday.