Bowden on the way

According to Dan Barbarisi of the Providence Journal, Michael Bowden has left Pawtucket and is on his way to Texas.

After running through all their relievers last night, the Sox need bullpen help. Especially with erratic Daisuke Matsuzaka on the mound tomorrow.

You have to wonder if a position player is headed this way as well. With Jacoby Ellsbury being sent back to get his ribs checked out and Jed Lowrie felled by heatstroke last night, the bench will be short otherwise. The issue would be whether Ellsbury needs to return to the disabled list for the third time.

We’ll keep you posted.

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