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Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman stays calm before important start vs. Rays Monday night

Jon Lester, who was scheduled to start Sunday but was pushed back until Tuesday, did some outfield running Sunday.
Jon Lester, who was scheduled to start Sunday but was pushed back until Tuesday, did some outfield running Sunday.jim davis/globe staff

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Brandon Workman used the All-Star break to make a pit stop in Pawtucket, to the apartment he shared with his PawSox teammates.

The Red Sox were on the road when they called up Workman from Triple A on July 9. The pitcher brought one suitcase.

Two weeks passed.

“And I needed to get more clothes,” Workman said.

For now, it appears, he is staying in Boston.

Workman (0-0, 5.40 ERA) is scheduled for his second career start Monday night as the Sox open a critical series against the Rays at Fenway Park.

Workman, a highly touted prospect from Texas, said he won’t be nervous.

“I’m going to do my best to keep it as [just] another start,” he said.

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