Updates on Cuban free agent Yoan Moncada and some early spring training injuries headline Thursday's daily news recap.
Let's take a look at what's in store for us this coming week. At the top? First-place battles between the Tigers-Orioles and Braves-Giants.
The Red Sox have scratched right-hander Clay Buchholz from Monday's start with soreness in his AC joint after he slept on it awkwardly.
The Red Sox are likely to add another left-handed reliever on Tuesday, when they activate Franklin Morales off the DL.
The Red Sox have placed Shane Victorino and Will Middlebrooks on the DL, activated David Ross, optioned Ryan Lavarnway and recalled Jose Iglesias and Alfredo Aceves.
In the three weeks that John Lackey has missed with a biceps injury, the Boston Red Sox have gone 12-5 and have shown signs of being a serious contender to win the American League East. But while Jon Lester and Clay Buchholz have been brilliant, the rest of the rotation hasn't. 3 to Watch says Lackey's return on Sunday could make a difference.
Red Sox reliever Alfredo Aceves has been optioned to Triple-A.
Have the Red Sox finally had their fill of Alfredo Aceves? The mercurial right-hander is at it again.
Tony Cingrani is all the rage off the waiver wire, but who else might be able to help out in the near term? Our Nando Di Fino helps you prioritize your waiver claims.
Chris Davis hit yet another home run Thursday night. He now has 13 homers and 32 RBI in his last 16 regular-season games.

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