Zach Stewart was pelted for nine runs on 10 hits in three innings of work.
Manager Bobby Valentine says that there hasn't been 'a formal discussion' but is looking forward to additions; the team has been making some moves to prepare.
Red Sox pitcher Daniel Bard will be activated Thursday; he spent several months in the minors working on control issues.
Joe Mauer has reportedly been placed on trade waivers by the Twins. Might the Red Sox be interested in acquiring the All-Star catcher?
When it became clear that Alfredo Aceves was going to pitch for the eight and ninth inning, it raised some eyebrows. But Bobby Valentine says he didn't have a choice.