Boston general manager Ben Cherington suggested Bradley will be returning to the majors, the Boston Globe reports. "I think there is still merit, and certainly there's consideration to try and create opportunity for him, too," Cherington said. "Today, it's [Rusney] Castillo, and we'll see where it goes after that."
Rodriguez bounced back from his shortest outing of the season, giving up one run on three hits and one walk while striking out six in Sunday's win over the Tigers. He had been rocked by the Angels last Monday when he gave up seven runs in 1.2 innings.
Napoli is a possible trade target for Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. He represents an upgrade in the field compared to Pedro Alvarez, who had a -7.2 UZR as Pittsburgh's first baseman.