Worth noting

• Farrell said right-hander Brandon Workman will start Friday at Yankee Stadium when Boston begins the final leg of its 10-game road trip. Lefty John Lester will go Saturday and right-hander John Lester start Sunday.

• Farrell reiterated that lefty Felix Doubront will remain in the bullpen over the weekend, though he is scheduled to start when the Sox host the Cubs next week at Fenway Park.

Adam Lewis is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.