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All Hands on Deck for Red Sox in Doubleheader

Manager John Farrell said he expects all his players to be available for both games of today’s weather-induced doubleheader at Fenway Park with the Rays.

“With yesterday being off, we're hopeful and anticipate everyone being able to go two games today, if deemed the right lineup to put together," Farrell said. "We'll check in with everyone after Game 1."

That includes right fielder Shane Victorino and third baseman Will Middlebrooks who were activated from the disabled list, on Thursday and Friday, respectively.
"They're at the point where they're full go," he said. "They, like anybody else on our roster, if there needs to be a day given because of something that's cropped up, we'll adjust. But they're in the clear at this point."

Each team is allowed to add a 26th player for the second game. As allowed by the rules, neither team has named that player yet.

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