Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 5/9/13
After giving up eight runs on six hits in 1.2 innings of work on Wednesday night, Allen Webster found himself heading back down the Lou Merloni Expressway (I-95) to Pawtucket. The Red Sox optioned Webster back to the PawSox after the game. According to Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe, the Red Sox will be calling up RHP Jorge De La Torre from the PawSox. The Red Sox will need to open up a spot on the 40-man roster for De La Torre. It'll be interesting to see who they remove. De La Torre has made 10 appearances for the PawSox and was 1-0 with a 1.56 ERA. He's allowed just five hits, 10 walks and 17 strikeouts over 17.1 innings. Opponents are hitting just .089 against him. The move is much needed for the Red Sox bullpen as they've been slightly over used over the past six games. Hopefully John Lackey can give them some relief tonight. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.
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