BOSTON -- The Red Sox' game of musical bullpen chairs continued Friday, as they recalled (for the third time) Scott Atchison from Pawtucket and demoted (for the second time) Michael Bowden to Triple-A.
Atchison, 35, has a 4.73 earned-run average in seven appearances, all relief, with the Red Sox this season. In Pawtucket, he is 2-1 with two saves and a 1.39 ERA.
Bowden, 24, allowed one earned run over seven innings (1.29 ERA) in six games with the Red Sox. In 20 games for the PawSox, he is 2-2 with five saves and a 3.86 ERA.
Also, the Sox announced Friday that their rained-out game against the Orioles on May 17 will be made up on Monday, Sept. 19 at Fenway Park at 1:05 p.m. as the first game of a day-night, separate admission doubleheader. The regularly scheduled Sept. 19 game will be played as planned at 7:10 p.m.