The third baseman missed his fourth-straight game on Friday night with a hamstring injury, but has since taken ground balls and hit in the cage.
Carl Crawford's rehab has suffered another setback as he will be pulled from a rehab assignment with a groin strain.
Mark Texeira, who has had his share of run-ins with Red Sox reliever Vicente Padilla, gets revenge with a go ahead triple off his nemesis in a 10-8 Yankees victory.
The Red Sox came home from a 2-5 West Coast trip hoping for a strong start from Josh Beckett in their series opener against the Yankees. The didn't get it in a 10-8 loss.
The Red Sox bullpen had been a strong point for the team in the first half, but not so much lately after walk-off losses on the West Coast and late Yankees rallly Friday night in a 10-8 loss at Fenway.