After spending over a month on the disabled list, Drew Pomeranz will make his return to the mound Tuesday night.
The Red Sox starting pitcher, who was placed on the 10-day DL with bicep tendinitis June 5, will pitch for Boston when it takes on the Baltimore Orioles, Sox skipper Alex Cora said before Friday’s game, per NESN’s Guerin Austin.
The southpaw has struggled this season, going 1-3 with a 6.81 ERA over eight starts. But after an encouraging outing for Triple-A Pawtucket on Wednesday in which he carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning, he is set to make his return to the big leagues.
Cora also provided an update on knuckleballer Steven Wright and third baseman Rafael Devers. Wright was placed on the disabled list in June with knee inflammation while Devers is dealing with an injured shoulder, but could be back Saturday.
Unfortunately for Wright, his news wasn’t as positive as his teammates’.
Though it’s unsure how Pomeranz’s outing will go Tuesday, the Red Sox’s rotation can use a shot in the arm with both Wright and Eduardo Rodriguez currently on the DL.
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