Padilla, out with tightness in his right arm, was 4-1 with a 4.62 ERA out of the Sox bullpen this season, often providing some much-needed spot-relief for Boston. In 41 relief appearances, Padilla recorded 43 strikeouts to just 11 walks.
“Padilla has a little soreness in his biceps,” manager Bobby Valentine said prior to Wednesday’s game against the Texas Rangers. “Probably could pitch on Friday, but we just aren’t willing to take the chance of going short the next couple of days "
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... ESPNBoston.com. Recommend0 · Tweet0 · Comments0 · Email · Print. BOSTON -- Vicente Padilla became the 24th player to be placed on the disabled list this season by the Boston Red Sox when the reliever went on the DL before Wednesday's game.Read more
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