Diaz outrighted to Pawtucket; Uehara second in voting

SEATTLE — The Red Sox today outrighted infielder Jonathan Diaz to Triple A Pawtucket, which takes him off the 40-man roster.

That does not necessarily portend another move. But the Sox now have an open spot on the 40-man roster should they obtain a player through trade or want to promote a prospect.

Meanwhile:

• Koji Uehara is second in the Final Vote totals for the last spot on the All-Star team. Toronto’s Steve Delabar is leading with Uehara, David Robertson (Yankees), Joaquin Benoit (Tigers) and Tanner Scheppers (Rangers) following.

If you want to vote, go to MLB.com.

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You also can vote via text message. Text the word “VOTE” to 89269. To vote for a specific player, text your choice using the codes below to 89269. For Uehara, it’s A5.

• Over at the On Deck minor league blog, Craig Forde has news on two Red Sox being named Pitcher of the Week in their respective leagues.

• Red Sox play tonight in Seattle. Check back later for the lineups and game preview.