Boston Red Sox players Dustin Pedroia and Daniel Nava will have surgery in the coming days.
David Ortiz of the Red Sox is expected to be placed on the disabled list Monday and might be shut down for the season.
Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett did not throw a bullpen session Thursday, making it "more than likely" that he will miss his next start, manager Bobby Valentine said.
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz received positive results from his MRI, which showed no signs of tear or rupture in his right heel.
Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford (elbow/wrist) has been removed from his minor league rehab assignment with a mild left groin strain.
Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford (elbow/wrist) will play for Triple-A Pawtucket this weekend and believes he'll be ready to be activated after the All-Star break.