• Pitcher Josh McElwee and outfielder Ryan Cordell have been promoted from extended Spring Training to Class A Hickory.
• The Red Sox rotation is lined up so that Clay Buchholz., Jon Lester and John Lackey will pitch the three-game series with the Rangers next weekend in Arlington.
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