Originally written on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 3/31/13
The Boston Red Sox have until three P.M. on Sunday to turn into their 25-man roster for Monday's opener against the New York Yankees. Basically we know that Jackie Bradley, Jr. will be the final piece of the 25-man puzzle for now but they have to find a way to get him on the 40-man roster. So while we wait for that, the Red Sox announced some moves after yesterday's final Grapefruit League. Here's the release: FORT MYERS, FL -- Following this afternoon's game, the Red Sox released outfielder Ryan Sweeney, and reassigned outfielder Mitch Maier to Triple-A Pawtucket. The announcements were made by Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington. Sweeney, 28, signed with Boston as a minor league free agent in January and was a non-roster invitee to Major League Spring Training.  In 21 games for the Red Sox this spring, he batted .217 with one double and two RBI. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.
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