Brendan Donnelly took a few moments to speak with a small group of media that was in the clubhouse when he left. Donnelly was less emotional than he has been at other times when discussing his injury, but clearly disappointed.
The surgery will take place either on Friday or next Tuesday, depending on how soon he can get out to see Dr. Yocum.
Also, Gabbard packed up his stuff in the clubhouse, declining to speak with media when asked by a member of the Red Sox media relations staff.
Mike Timlin said his side session went well today. He likely will be available tomorrow, though it would be optimal if he didn’t pitch until Thursday. Timlin, by the way, has been dealt three times at the trading deadline.