Found May 25, 2013 on NESN.com:
BOSTON — Jackie Bradley Jr. might want to start packing a bag. Now that Shane Victorino has been placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 21), the Red Sox’ outfield is spread thin, which means Bradley could find himself back in the majors very soon. The Red Sox recalled pitcher Alfredo Aceves to take Victorino’s roster spot on Friday, while infielder Jose Iglesias was recalled to take the spot vacated by Will Middlebrooks, who was also placed on the 15-day DL. Aceves’ stint with the big league club could be very brief, though, as the need for an extra outfielder will likely become greater than the need for an additional pitcher in the coming days. The biggest reason for calling up Aceves rather than an outfielder was because Ryan Dempster lasted just three innings in Thursday’s blowout loss. Five Boston relievers were forced to pitch the final six frames of that game, which included a 50-pitch effort from Clayton Mortensen. John Farrell said before Friday’s game that C...
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