Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 6/25/13
Will Middlebrooks (left) has been demoted to Pawtucket, while Jose Iglesias is staying put (Getty Images) Jan-Christian Sorensen Contributing Writer Another day, another twist in the ongoing Red Sox saga at the hot corner. Tuesday afternoon, the Sox optioned struggling incumbent third baseman Will Middlebrooks to Triple-A Pawtucket, adding more security to Jose Iglesias’s tenure in Boston. The Sox called up Brandon Snyder to replace Middlebrooks on the roster. Snyder, who spent time in the Orioles and Rangers organizations before inking a minor-league deal with the Sox in March, is hitting .266 with 10 home runs and 37 RBI for the PawSox. In order to accommodate Snyder on the 40-man roster, the Sox moved backstop David Ross — who has been battling concussion symptoms — from the seven-day disabled list to the 60-day DL. Since Iglesias was hauled back up to the big-league team May 24 when Middlebrooks went on the DL with back spasms, the 23-year-old Cuban native has posted a lin...
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