Monday, May 14, 2018

Velazquez Placed On DL With 'Fenway Flu', Wright Returns From Suspension

Red Sox pitcher Hector Velazquez was placed on the 10-day disabled list today with a "low back strain". This, despite pitching two scoreless innings of relief in yesterday's 5-3 win at SkyDome with little, if any, visible discomfort. In a related move, Steven Wright was activated and placed on the major league roster after serving his suspension. It will be interesting to see how long Velazquez suffers from this severe case of the 'Fenway Flu'. He was 5-0 with a stellar 2.10 ERA in 10 games with the big club.