NEW YORK -- Through his first three call-ups this season, Matt Barnes didn't exactly shine in his new bullpen role.
BOSTON - Matt Barnes may be figuring some things out in the bullpen.
BOSTON - After recently experiencing elbow soreness, Matt Barnes pitched an inning for the PawSox on Monday, was cleared to play by Red Sox medical staff on Tuesday, and re-joined the team.
(5:20p.m. update: Matt Barnes threw 17 pitches over one inning with no problems and will be re-evaluated by Red Sox doctors on Tuesday, according to Torey Lovullo.