The Red Sox extended their streak of futility against the Yankees this season, losing the first game of Saturdays doubleheader, 6-1, at Fenway Park.
Carl Crawford suffers a setback; Ellsbury, Buchholz, Carpenter, and Sweeney continue to rehab.
Right-hander Clayton Mortensen has been called up as the Red Sox 26th player active for todays doubleheader.
A day after New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira ripped into Red Sox reliever Vicente Padilla for his past history of intentionally throwing at hitters more than anyone else in baseball, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine defended his pitcher
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.