Red Sox injuries and roster moves

Keep track of the Red Sox’s current deals and injury updates throughout the season.

Aug. 27: 2B Trevor Story renewed from 10-day hurt list
The Red Sox got a huge piece of their lineup back on Saturday with the activation of Story from the 10-day hurt list. Story batted 6th and got the start at 2nd base. He is anticipated to rest on Sunday and be back in the lineup on Monday in Minneapolis. Story returns after playing 2 Minor League rehabilitation video games for Double-A Portland. This was Story’s very first video game for the Red Sox because July 12, when he was struck on the right-hand man by a pitch he swung at. The initial medical diagnosis was a bone contusion. But a number of weeks later on, a follow-up examination exposed a hairline fracture.

“It seems like permanently because I played, however I’m delighted to be back and simply assisting the men attempt to win on the field,” stated Story.

Aug. 27: CF Jarren Duran optioned to Triple-A Worcester
Duran ignited for the Red Sox in June, however has actually been cold the previous 2 months. Duran was sent out down to include Story on the lineup. In 200 at-bats for Boston, Duran had a line of .220/.283/.365 with 3 homers and 17 RBIs, while taking 7 bases.

RHP Tanner Houck (lower back swelling)
Expected return: September
Houck tossed a bullpen session at Fenway Park on Aug. 27, marking the most considerable development he has actually made because he was put on the 15-day hurt list on Aug. 9, retroactive to Aug. 6. Houck will remain in Boston and continue to toss when the Red Sox make a brief, three-day trip to Minneapolis from Aug. 29-31. The better has 8 conserves and a 3.15 age in 32 looks this season. (Last upgraded: Aug. 27)

RHP Nathan Eovaldi (best shoulder swelling)
Expected return: September
Eovaldi took a huge action on Aug. 26 when he tossed a 25-pitch bullpen at Fenway Park. Red Sox supervisor Alex Cora stated that Eovaldi is most likely to toss another bullpen on Aug. 29. After that, the next action would be dealing with players in a simulated video game or a Minor League rehabilitation start.

Eovaldi was put on the 15-day IL on Aug. 23, retroactive to Aug. 19. The right-hander was scratched from his Aug. 18 start in Pittsburgh due to an aching trap muscle. Eovaldi last pitched on Aug. 12 versus the Yankees, giving up 2 runs over 6 innings. (Last upgraded: Aug. 27)

1B Eric Hosmer (low back swelling)
Expected return:
The veteran is making strong development from the back problem that landed him on the hurt list on Aug. 21. Hosmer will continue to get his operate in at Fenway from Aug. 29-31, when the Red Sox make a one-city trip to Minneapolis. Manager Alex Cora stated he will begin to swing the bat on either Aug. 28 or 29. (Last upgraded: Aug. 27)

RHP Tyler Danish (best lower arm pressure)
Expected return: Late August
Danish’s go back to the Red Sox was postponed when he checked favorable for COVID-19 on Aug. 15. Manager Alex Cora stated Danish will resume his Minor League rehab task the weekend of Aug. 27-28 for Double-A Portland. (Last upgraded: Aug. 27)

LHP Josh Taylor (lower back pressure)
Expected return:
Iffy for this season
Taylor has actually had actually duplicated problems with his back and hasn’t pitched in the Major Leagues this season, and it’s uncertain if he will. He continues to play catch, however usually strikes a plateau when he attempts to do more.

“Taylor is just moving around, just trying to get to the point that he’s having consistent days,” stated supervisor Alex Cora. “I talked with him [Aug. 24] a bit. He’s a bit disappointed. He’s been up and down, up and down, up and down, [and] he still feels it specific days. The day he tossed that live BP, the very first 15 pitches were fantastic, and the last 5, he wasn’t as excellent. Just been difficult for him simply to recover.” (Last upgraded: Aug. 25)

LHP James Paxton (Tommy John surgical treatment, left lat pressure)
Expected return:
2023 season
Paxton suffered a Grade 2 left lat pressure after dealing with simply 2 batters in his very first Minor League rehabilitation start on Aug. 18. He will not pitch in the Major Leagues in 2022. The Red Sox hold a double alternative on Paxton for the ’23-24 seasons worth $13 million per season. The lefty holds a $4 million gamer alternative. (Last upgraded: Aug. 25)

LHP Chris Sale (left 5th finger fracture and best wrist fracture)
Expected return: Out for season
Sale was currently doubtful to return this season when he fractured his left pinkie finger on a comebacker at Yankee Stadium on July 17. But any hope of Sale pitching once again in 2022 was lost as an outcome of him fracturing his best wrist in a bike mishap on Aug. 6. The left-hander went through surgical treatment on Aug. 8. (Last upgraded: Aug. 9)

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