(4.11) And there are rumors that Big Papi might make the scene. According to the PawSox website the folks up in Boston want Ortiz to take a couple of dozen at-bats in Triple-A before returning to Fenway. Ortiz is recovering from complications from an Achilles tear.
Also, shortstop Jose Iglesias has been sent back down through no fault of his own. The real guy, who got beaned by a pitch in spring training, is returning to the roster. Iglesias can expect an enthusiastic reception for his performance up in Boston. Read more at ProJo.
The 5-1 Pawtucket Red Sox will face off against the 2-4 Rochester Red Hens. Bring a jacket and a sweater.
Home opener, 7:05pm, Thursday, April 11, McCoy Stadium, directions