The Red Sox’s latest foray with Bobby Dalbec on the roster has come to an end.

Boston optioned the veteran infielder to Triple-A Worcester on Tuesday, choosing his demotion as the corresponding move to Alex Verdugo’s reinstatement from the bereavement list.

Dalbec’s latest stay on the 26-man roster was short-lived, as the 27-year-old only made one plate appearance across two games against the Chicago White Sox. He struck out.

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The minor-league slugger has struggled in his 10-game stay in the big leagues this season, slashing .167/.286/.167 with eight strikeouts in 14 plate appearances.

Verdugo’s arrival will be welcomed by Boston, who lost two of the three games he missed against Chicago. The 27-year-old outfielder is slashing .303/.374/.468 across 71 games with five home runs and 31 RBIs, sparking praise from his Red Sox manager and teammates.

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Verdugo will return to the Red Sox lineup on Tuesday when they take on the Miami Marlins. First pitch from Fenway Park is scheduled for 7:10p.m. ET, following an hour of pregame coverage on NESN.

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