Boston Red Sox defeat Baltimore Orioles, 3-2
Jason Varitek appeared in the clubhouse with crutches and a medical boot on his right foot.
Varitek was one of two Red Sox (along with reliever Manny Delcarmen) added to the disabled list yesterday — a group of everyday players who could almost make up another lineup.
Varitek said he doesn’t know when he will return, given how much his pain has increased the last two days. Varitek suffered a minimally displaced fracture of the second metatarsal, a bone on the top of his...
With 10 players on the disabled list and minor league call-ups arriving almost daily, the Red Sox clubhouse has been outfitted with extra lockers to accommodate the growing crowd.
The lineup Terry Francona concocted to face the Baltimore Orioles last night was the 69th combination he has used over 80 games. But Francona and those players still healthy enough to take the field refuse to dwell for long on the ones missing.
“I know I’m not going to roll over in bed beca...