Following Friday's game, the Red Sox announced that they have activated left-hander Edwin Escobar from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Pawtucket, this according to the Providence Journal. Escobar made his first and only rehab appearance on Friday after spending all season on the Dl with shoulder inflammation.
Red Sox pitcher Edwin Escobar made his first rehab appearance with Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday. The right-hander pitched two shutout innings, allowing one hit and zero walks while striking out a pair. Escobar is recovering from shoulder inflammation. The team has not announced how many rehab outings Escobar would need before potentially joining the Red Sox in Boston.
Red Sox left-hander Edwin Escobar has joined Triple-A Pawtucket, and he is expected to begin his minor-league rehab assignment on Friday, according to the Providence Journal. Escobar has been on the disabled list all season with shoulder inflammation. It is not known how long Escobar will need to rehab, or what the plan is for him once his rehab is complete.
The Red Sox have placed pitcher Edwin Escobar on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation, the team announced Sunday. Escobar posted a 4.05 ERA with five strikeouts and seven walks in five appearances this spring.
Ballyhooed Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo is far from the only promotion from Triple-A Pawtucket made by the Red Sox on Wednesday. But he is certainly the most significant. The team has also brought up left-hander Edwin Escobar, right-hander Heath Hembree, third baseman Garin Cecchini, outfielder Bryce Brentz and catcher Ryan Lavarnway.
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