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Red Sox call up IF Marerro and OF LaMarre, Castillo sent down

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Red Sox call up IF Marerro and OF LaMarre, Castillo sent down

Along with Roenis Elias being sent back to Triple-A Pawtucket, outfielder Rusney Castillo was also sent down and infielder Deven Marrero and outfielder Ryan LaMarre were called up to take their spots on the Red Sox roster.

Marrero and LaMarre arrived at Fenway two hours before the Red Sox played the Mariners on Saturday afternoon.

“They give us some versatility, some flexibility inside a given game," manager John Farrell told reporters. 

Marrero, 25, played 25 games for Boston last season and was hitting .216 this season for the PawSox. LaMarre, 27, played 21 games for the Cincinnati Reds last season and was hitting .313 with six homers and 11 stolen bases for Pawtucket.

Castillo, 28, the Cuban outfielder signed to a 7-year, $72 million deal in 2014, was 2-for-8 in his most recent nine-game stint with Boston. Elias, 27, allowed seven runs in four innings in an 8-4 loss to the Mariners on Friday in his disastrous Red Sox starting debut. 

Ex-Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright to undergo Tommy John surgery

Ex-Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright to undergo Tommy John surgery

Steven Wright's Red Sox career came to an end on Friday, and it'll be a while before the knuckleballer makes his return to the mound.

Shortly after being released by Boston, Wright revealed to WEEI's Rob Bradford he will undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday to repair the torn UCL in his right elbow.

"I'm fully committed to rehab and making a comeback," Wright told Bradford. "I feel better than I have ever and want to get back to a position I haven't been in since 2016, which is healthy. My sole focus is to get healthy and stay focused."

Wright made only six appearances for the Red Sox in 2019 as he tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance in January and served an 80-game suspension. The 35-year-old also served a 15-game suspension in 2018 for violating the league's domestic violence policy.

Wright posted a 24-16 record with a 3.86 ERA in 81 total appearances during his tenure in Boston.

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Watch David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez reminisce on 2004 ALCS

Watch David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez reminisce on 2004 ALCS

Fifteen years ago, the Boston Red Sox pulled off the impossible vs. the New York Yankees in the 2004 American League Championship Series.

David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez took a trip down memory lane to relive the unforgettable moments in a nostalgia-filled video for FOX Sports. The two legends relive everything from A-Rod slapping the ball out of Bronson Arroyo's glove to Curt Schilling's bloody sock.

A-Rod shared the video and wrote about his painful memories from the series on Twitter. Watch and read below:

Credit to Rodriguez for being a good sport (imagine reading that sentence 15 years ago?...)

The Yankees could find themselves ousted from another ALCS on Friday night when they take on the Astros in a do-or-die Game 5. They would have to win three straight games, including two on the road, to advance to the World Series.

The last team to do that? You guessed it. The '04 Red Sox.

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