The Red Sox place right fielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list with a hamstring injury and call up right-hander Matt Barnes.
He's on the bench tonight, but Brock Holt needs to find a place in the Red Sox everyday lineup, says Lou Merloni, who also discusses Jim Palmer’s critical comments on David Ortiz.
In the starting lineup at short for the second time in the last four games, Brock Holt continues to make the most of his playing time.
3yThe Red Sox starting rotation is falling apart so they're looking for quick fixes.
3yJarrod Saltalamacchia steps up as the Red Sox win in the rain.
3yAn MRI showed the veteran right-hander is suffering from a sprained ulnar collateral ligament and strain to his common flexor mass.
3yThe veteran right-hander is diagnosed with 'a sprained ulnar collateral ligament, and strain to his common flexor mass', which sometimes leads to Tommy John surgery. But Sox hope they've caught the problem early.
3yThe Red Sox' recent spate of injuries -- most to the pitching staff -- are bring back echoes if 2010, when their postseason hopes were scuttled by a never-ending parade of starters to the DL.
3yAlso, Bobby Jenks and Dan Wheeler are almost ready to come off the DL.
3yDaisuke Matsuzaka was sent for an MRI Tuesday after a rough outing Monday against the Orioles.