Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 4/30/13
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Photo: Jim Rogash/Getty Images) TORONTO—According to an official tweet from the Boston Red Sox, the team has activated pitcher Joel Hanrahan today. The team released the following statement on their Twitter page regarding the move.   #RedSox activate RHP Joel Hanrahan from 15-day DL.  To make room for him on 25-man, RHP Daniel Bard optioned to Portland after Sunday’s win. As the report notes, he is available for tonight’s game and Farrell said the following concerning Hanrahan’s role with the team, according to ESPNBoston.com. [Hanrahan is] active today. ... Before announcing what his role is, when he comes to the ballpark we'll have a chance to sit down," Farrell said. "I did talk to him after his final appearance in Pawtucket, mostly and specifically on just physically feeling fine so we can go ahead and make the roster move. The one thing Joel is, he's honest with himself, and he understands what's going on here.     And the fact is if he's healthy he's going to make us a better ...
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