BOSTON – On Tuesday afternoon, the Red Sox placed their second closer in as many days on the 15-day disabled list.
BOSTON – Stephen Drew essentially had no spring training, getting sidelined by a concussion on March 7 against the Twins.
BOSTON – They were not the outings the Red Sox expected from their starter or wanted from their closer.
BOSTON -- Before this season Daniel Nava had appeared in just two games in Fenway Park’s expansive right field.
BOSTON -- John Lackey was activated from 22 days on the disabled list to start the homestand finale against the Astros on Sunday.