The Boston Red Sox acquired infielder Mike Aviles from the Kansas City Royals on Saturday, giving up infielder Yamaico Navarro and minor league pitcher Kendal Volz in the trade.
David Ortiz is in the Red Sox lineup Friday night against the Tampa Bay Rays, meaning he is appealing the four-game suspension he received on Thursday.
Jacoby Ellsbury and Kevin Youkilis had 3 extra-base hits apiece, and Tim Wakefield went seven innings to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays Wednesday night.
Red Sox Adrian Gonzalez will get his first night off of the season, with Kevin Youkilis starting at first base in his return to the lineup.
Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis is out of the lineup Tuesday night against the Blue Jays, one day after being hit with a pitch in his upper back.
The Boston Red Sox spent the first six games of this road trip struggling on offense. They’ve busted out of that slump since coming to Houston.
Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz kept up his scoreless spring against the Baltimore Orioles.
John Lackey is slowly putting his repertoire back together this spring, and he’s right where he wants to be so far.