The Globe's Peter Abraham reported via Twitter the Red Sox have sent struggling starting pitcher Daniel Bard to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Darnell McDonald has been activated.
Bard had his worst outing as a starter on Sunday vs. the Toronto Blue Jays. He walked six and hit two batters in 1 1/3 innings, allowing five runs in a 5-1 loss.
We'll have more in the Extra Bases blog as it becomes available.
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