BOSTON -- Speculation had it that the Red Sox would hear about Brandon Workman's appeal of his six-game suspension Monday, but there was no word forthcoming from Major League Baseball, leaving the
BALTIMORE -- Will Middlebrooks (broken finger) will begin a rehab stint Friday in Pawtucket and outfielder Shane Victorino (hamstring) could join him then, or a day or two after.
Felix Doubront made a big step in his recovery from a strained left shoulder in a rehab start with the PawSox on Tuesday.
The Red Sox activated pitcher Steven Wright, a right-handed knuckleballer, from the 60-day disabled list on Thursday and optioned him to Triple-A Pawtucket.
BOSTON - The Red Sox need a starter to fill in for Clay Buchholz Saturday -- and for several turns after that.