Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 4/28/13
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Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe/Getty Images BOSTON--  In what has been an interesting career  thus far for Red Sox relief pitcher Daniel Bard, the fireballer has suffered another setback. According to a tweet from Pete Abraham, the Red Sox beat writer for the Boston Globe, Boston has optioned Bard down to Double-A Portland to make room for primary closer Joel Hanrahan. Abraham tweeted the following earlier this afternoon. Daniel Bard optioned to AA Portland He then tweeted when Hanarahan is expected to be activated by the Red Sox. Presumably the #RedSox will activate Joel Hanrahan on Tuesday. He suffered a sore right hamstring injury back on April 3 against the Yankees, and Boston shut him down for a few days beginning on April 14 to deal with the injury. The Des Moines, Iowa native told the Globe that week that it had been bothering him, and that it was on his mind. It’s kind of been there in the back of my mind. I was hoping I could get through it,” Hanrahan said. “I’ve kind of p...
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