No decision has been made on whether struggling Boston Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz will make his next start, manager John Farrell said Tuesday, citing a new concern that Buchholz might have hyperextended his left knee.
Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli took ground balls at first base before Wednesday night's game against the Chicago White Sox, one day after dislocating the ring finger on his left hand on a headfirst slide into second base.
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia said Tuesday he was given a cortisone shot to stem the inflammation in his left wrist, in an area close to where he tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb a year ago.
Boston Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy, who was scheduled to make his first start of the exhibition season Monday in Bradenton, Fla., was scratched after he cut his left index finger with a fishing knife on Saturday, manager John Farrell said.
Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino was not in the starting lineup for Monday night's Game 5 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, marking the second straight game he'll be sidelined with lower back tightness.
Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has a compression fracture of the navicular bone in his right foot, but manager John Farrell insisted Sunday that the team's leadoff hitter likely will return to playing before the end of the regular season.
The off-again, on-again status of Clay Buchholz's next start is off again, and Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell acknowledged the team may place the right-hander on the disabled list with ongoing discomfort in his trapezius muscle in his neck area.
"Everything points" to Clay Buchholz to start Sunday night in New York against the Yankees, Red Sox manager John Farrell said after Buchholz reported no lingering issues from another bullpen session Thursday.