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5:02 p.m.: John Farrell said Friday that Ryan Dempster will pitch out of the bullpen for the remainder of the season. 4:58 p.m.: Jacoby Ellsbury took part in baseball activities Friday for the first time since being diagnosed with a navicular bone fracture in his right foot. He threw and hit off a tee, which is an encouraging sign. There’s still no timetable for Ellsbury’s return. 4:45 p.m.: Shane Victorino was originally scheduled to be in the lineup Friday, but he was a late scratch. Victorino has been dealing with a jammed right thumb, although John Farrell said that he expects the outfielder to be fine. Jackie Bradley Jr. will take Victorino’s spot in center field. Bradley, who had two hits in Thursday’s win, will bat ninth. Mike Carp will start in left field for the second straight game. He’ll bat fifth once again, as Daniel Nava will bat second and man right field. Friday’s complete lineups are below. Red Sox (93-61) Dustin Pedroia, 2B Daniel Nava, RF David Ortiz, DH Mike Na...
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