The Red Sox plan to activate Dustin Pedroia from the disabled list Friday, and he’ll either make his season debut that night against the Braves or on Saturday, said manager Alex Cora.
Read what the players and coaches had to say following Boston’s 96-83 victory over Cleveland.
The Red Sox returned right-handed pitcher Hector Velazquez from his injury rehabilitation assignment and activated him from the 10-day disabled list on Thursday. To make room for Velazquez on the 25-man roster, left-handed pitcher Bobby Poyner was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket following Wednesday’s game against the Rays. Velazquez, 29, made one rehabilitation appearance for Pawtucket on Monday, throwing a scoreless seventh inning in the PawSox’ 5-4 win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. In…
Soggy weather has created several tweaks to Dustin Pedroia’s Minor League rehab schedule over the last couple of weeks, but the second baseman still looks primed to meet his original target date of returning to the Red Sox at some point this weekend during a three-game series against the Braves at Fenway Park.
Wednesday, May 23 – Cavaliers at Celtics