Hall of Fame second baseman Bobby Doerr died on Monday at the age of 99, the Boston Red Sox announced.
The Boston Red Sox placed second baseman Dustin Pedroia on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring injury.
Boston Red Sox second baseman could be shut down for the rest of the season because of soreness in his left hand and wrist.
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. on Sunday.
The Boston Red Sox are expected to announce that former Cardinals and A's manager Tony La Russa has joined the organizaton in a front office role.
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is expected back this weekend after experiencing concussion-like symptoms the past few days, according to a report Wednesday night from Alex Spier of Boston's WEEI.com.