Ross has mowed down all nine hitters he's faced in his last three appearances, putting him back in the competition for one of the final spots in the bullpen, the Providence Journal reports. His scoreless inning Friday against the Braves featured punchouts of Nick Markakis and Freddie Freeman.
Barnes entered Saturday's game in the middle of an inning and produced a groundout to strand inherited runners in a game against the Rays. His final line was 2.1 scoreless innings while ceding a hit and striking out four.
Longhi says he's 100 percent healthy after suffering a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his thumb last season, Sox Prospects reports. He suffered the injury early enough in the season, after just 121 plate appearances at short-season Low-A Lowell, that he fully rehabbed in time for spring training.
Kelly (biceps) threw three innings in a minor-league intrasquad game Friday, the Boston Globe reports. He allowed one run on two hits and two walks while striking out five. Thirty-one of his 53 pitches were strikes.