Report: Daniel Bard Will Be Called Back Up to Red Sox From Portland


According to a report from the Portland Press Herald’s Kevin ThomasDaniel Bard will be recalled to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday.

Thomas reports that Bard got word after Tuesday’s game. The right-hander is 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA in seven appearances with the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs so far this season.

Bard last pitched for the big league club last Sept. 28 in a 9-1 loss at Baltimore. Bard finished 2012 with a 5-6 record and a 6.22 ERA.

The team sent knuckleballer Steven Wright down to Pawtucket after Wright allowed five runs in 3 2/3 innings in his major league debut on Tuesday.

Aetna Strikeouts for A Cause

For every strikeout by a Red Sox pitcher at Fenway Park in June, Aetna will donate $250 to Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. Through June 25, the donation mark stands at $30,000.

Through their continued efforts in the local community, Aetna is helping to build a healthier world -- one city and one strikeout at a time.

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