Found March 16, 2013 on NESN.com:
The Red Sox continue to trim their roster. The club announced after Friday’s game that catcher Dan Butler and pitcher Alex Wilson have been optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket, which is where both players concluded their 2012 season. This news came just hours after the Red Sox announced that pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster were optioned to Triple-A and catcher Christian Vazquez was optioned to Double-A. Butler hit .233 with three home runs and 11 RBIs in 22 games with the PawSox last season, after batting .251 with six home runs and 26 RBIs in 73 games with Double-A Portland. Wilson, who spent his entire 2012 campaign at the Triple-A level, went 5-3 with a 3.72 ERA in 40 appearances (three starts). Both players performed well this spring, and there’s a chance they could find themselves in the majors this season under certain circumstances. Butler went 3-for-10 with a double and walk in eight Grapefruit League games. The 26-year-old’s game-calling ability is what caught manage...
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