Stephen Drew has spent more time on the Boston Red Sox bench than on the field, a trend that will continue through Friday due to a strained oblique. Drew pulled his right oblique muscle during practice in Baltimore on Wednesday. He was examined on Thursday to determine whether an MRI would be needed Friday.
The Red Sox have been placed third baseman Kevin Youkilis to the 15-day disabled list thanks to a sore back he’s been suffering from. Catcher Ryan Lavarnway has been called up from Pawtucket to fill the spot left open in Youkilis’ absence. The Sox All-Star at the hot corner has played in only three games […]
No, Joe Mauer doesn’t have a sore hamstring, or a seperated shoulder, or broken ribs. The Twins catcher has been placed on the disabled list with “bilateral leg weakness.” Say what? Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said the weakness in Mauer’s legs “is causing all kind of soreness in his hips, and he’s compensating because of […]
OK, we know the bullpen has pitched very poorly. But is it really this bad? The worst member of the crew as of late, Manny Delcarmen, has apparently been pitching with right forearm strain for a week, and the results have been atrocious. Delcarmen has allowed nine runs over his last three appearances, which span […]
The Red Sox outfield got a little less crowded on Tuesday, as the Red Sox placed both Mike Cameron and Jacoby Ellsbury on the disabled list. Both players missed most of the weekend series against the Rays for very different ailments. Cameron first had kidney stones, and then was hospitalized on Monday for abdominal pain. […]
Red Sox backup catcher George Kottaras was placed on the 15-day disabled list with back spasms, making room for new 1B/C Victor Martinez. Kottaras had been playing with the injury for about a month, but said he was ready for whatever Terry Francona needed. “It’s just something I’ve been dealing with the last month or […]
Mike Lowell went ahead with the Synvisc shot on Monday in order to help alleviate the pain in his hip, a leftover side effect from the surgery he had last October. Although the procedure went well, and doctors additionally removed 15 cc’s of fluid from the area, it’s still unclear whether that may be enough. […]