The Red Sox bullpen fell victim to the injury bug over the last few weeks, but it is on its way back to flourishing. Closer Andrew Bailey was activated off of the 15-day disabled list on Monday and Righty Jose De La Torres was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Bailey is 1-0 on the season with five saves and a 1.46 ERA. He has 20 strikeouts in 12 1/3 innings. The righty returns to the Sox’ bullpen for the first time since April 28, after being placed on the DL with biceps tendinitis.
Red Sox manager John Farrell doesn’t plan to throw Bailey right back into the fire, though. Check out the video above to see how Farrell plans to use Bailey in the coming games, or watch on NESN’s YouTube channel.