The Red Sox on Thursday placed right-handed pitcher Tyler Thornburg on the 10-day injured list with a hip impingement. The Sox called up Travis Lakins from Triple-A Pawtucket for the second time this year.
Prior to today’s game, the #RedSox placed RHP Tyler Thornburg on the 10-day injured list with a right hip impingement.
To fill Thornburg’s spot on the 25-man roster, the club recalled RHP Travis Lakins from Triple-A Pawtucket.
— Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) May 23, 2019
Thornburg has a 7.71 ERA, 22 strikeouts, 10 walks, and 1.661 WHIP over his 16 appearances and 18 ⅔ innings this season.
Lakins made his major league debut on April 23 against Detroit, allowing one run on four hits with two strikeouts over 2⅔ innings. He has made 14 relief appearances for Pawtucket this year, going 1-0 with two saves, a 4.02 ERA, and 15 strikeouts.