The Boston Red Sox today recalled right-handed pitcher Alfredo Aceves from Triple-A Pawtucket and added him as the club's 26th man on the active roster for today's day-night doubleheader against the Rays at Fenway Park. Aceves will start the 1:05 p.m. game. Under Major League Baseball Rules, teams are permitted to add an extra player for doubleheaders.
The Boston Red Sox today placed right-hander Clayton Mortensen on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain. To fill his spot on the 25-man roster, right-hander Jose De La Torre was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket.
As part of an initiative between Major League Baseball and the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, the Boston Red Sox will host a baseball and softball equipment collection during this weekend's series vs. the Angels at Fenway Park.
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