Worth noting

Worth noting

• Valentine confirmed that left-hander Franklin Morales will start Saturday's game against the Indians, and left-hander Jon Lester will go on Sunday.

• Valentine said right-handed reliever Clayton Mortensen would likely not be available Thursday night after he pitched three innings in Wednesday's 10-9 loss to Texas.

• Josh Beckett didn't have any pain in his back or shoulder after his start on Wednesday afternoon, said Valentine, who added that Beckett's legs felt strong throughout the outing.