Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks was scratched from Sunday’s lineup against the Texas Rangers with soreness in his hand, but he recovered quickly and is ready for Tuesday’s matchup against the Minnesota Twins.

“He took some swings earlier in the cage today, and he’s cleared and ready to go,” manager John Farrell said before the game at Target Field.

Check out the video above to hear what else Farrell had to say.