Red Sox SS Marco Scutaro activated from DL
The Boston Red Sox have activated shortstop Marco Scutaro from
the 15-day disabled list and inserted him into the lineup for
Monday night’s game against the New York Yankees, giving aching
infielder Jed Lowrie some rest.
Scutaro has been out since May 8 because of a strained left
oblique. Manager Terry Francona said his playing time will depend
on how others are feeling, including Lowrie.
Lowrie hurt his shoulder in a collision chasing a popup on May
29 in Detroit. He says the shoulder hasn’t gotten better – or worse
– and he hopes to have an MRI as soon as possible for his ”peace
Scutaro is hitting .235 with one home run and eight RBIs in 20
To make room, the Red Sox sent RHP Scott Atchison to Triple-A