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According to Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe, Daniel Bard has been sent down to Pawtucket. The Red Sox were expected to make a decision on Bard today, and they decided that Bard needs time in AAA. Darnell McDonald is expected to be added to the roster as a corresponding move, as he is done rehabbing with the PawSox. The Red Sox had high hopes that Daniel Bard could become a great starter for the Red Sox, but the experiment has not gone well. Bard is 5-6 with a 5.24 ERA and a 1.62 WHIP in 10 starts for the Red Sox this year. Even worse,  Bard has walked 37 batters in only 55 innings of work, while last year he walked 24 batters in 73 innings of work. He also has 3 more walks than strikeouts, which is very un-Bard like. It is very likely that Daisuke Matsuzaka, who has a 3.33 ERA in 5 rehab starts with the PawSox, will be added to the roster this week (with Marlon Byrd likely being DFA’d) and he will fill Bard’s spot in the rotation. Dice-K was stellar in his last 2 rehab starts wit...
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