Clayton Mortensen

Red Sox reliever Vicente Padilla. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Place Padilla On DL, Recall Mortensen

The Red Sox placed reliever Vicente Padilla on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday, recalling right-hander Clayton Mortensen to take his place.


Josh Beckett of the Boston Red Sox is pulled by manager Bobby Valentine. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Beat Tigers 4-1 In Rain-Shortened Game

Clayton Mortensen pitched 2 2-3 shutout innings after Josh Beckett left with back spasms and the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1 in a game halted by rain in the top of the sixth inning Tuesday night.