NOTES: Boston RHP Josh Beckett was scratched from his scheduled start Sunday because of a lower back injury. Franklin Morales will return to the rotation to fill Beckett's slot. ... Injured Red Sox slugger David Ortiz took batting practice and did some running drills prior to the game. The designated hitter has been on the DL since July 17 with a right Achilles strain. ... Red Sox reliever Andrew Bailey, who has missed the entire season after undergoing right thumb surgery, will pitch for Double-A Portland on Sunday. ... The Red Sox Hall of Fame Class of 2012, including Curt Schilling, Marty Barrett and Ellis Burks, was honored during a midday induction ceremony and again prior to the game.
More Sports News
- Timberwolves' influx of young talent excited for season
- NFL roundup: Pats swap Mankins to Buccaneers
- OKC unloads Thabeet to Philly
- How much of a fix is soccer in?
- Canada and tennis, eh? Yes, really
- Cici Bellis: Teen sensation shines at U.S. Open
- Cummings controls Eagles offense
- B1G teams represented in 4 of 8 neutral-site games
- Wiggins, new Wolves receive warm welcome in MN