To make room on the roster for Carl Crawford, the Red Sox designate utilityman Brent Lillibridge for assignment. Lillibridge was acquired from the White Sox in the trade that sent Kevin Youkils to Chicago.
Carl Crawford plays his first game of the season for the Red Sox after missing the season's first 89 games with wrist and elbow injuries.
The long-time baseball analyst, who has worked as an adviser to the Sox since late 2002, had defending Joe Paterno several times over the last several days. The Sox say his position 'in no way' reflects theirs.
Shaq Thompson might want to switch back to football after his disappointing professional baseball start striking out 25 out of 26 at-bats.
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