Advertisement

 BOSTON (AP) -The Boston Red Sox are making plans to return from the All-Star break without Curt Schilling in the rotation.
The 40-year-old right-hander went on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis effective June 19, but the team had announced that he won't pitch again until after next week's break. On Wednesday, the Red Sox announced their rotation through July 16 without Schilling.
Schilling played catch on Monday and was to do so ``several more times'' before he would return, manager Terry Francona said.
Josh Beckett is on the AL roster for the July 10 All-Star game in San Francisco, and if he pitches then the Red Sox would use Tim Wakefield on July 12, when baseball returns from the three-day break. Julian Tavarez will start that Friday, followed by Daisuke Matsuzaka, Beckett and Kason Gabbard.
Advertisement

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Cardinals open definining set against Pirates   Thursday’s Cardinals-Reds series finale ended in the most controversial way possible. Is the Gateway City in for...
Thumbnail Mariners need another victory vs. visiting A's Seattle can’t quite control its own destiny with respect to reaching the playoffs. Yet Scott Servais’ crew won’t stop pushing for that first postseason...
Thumbnail O's inch closer to playoffs; Yanks in spoiler role Baltimore could have wilted following last week’s sweep at the hands of the AL East-leading Red Sox. Instead, Buck Showalter’s bunch is motoring full steam...
Thumbnail Giants' Cueto looks to snatch set from Rockies It’s not quite a must-win situation, but the Giants couldn’t be more excited to hand the ball to Johnny Cueto this evening.
Thumbnail A's try to thwart Mariners' playoff push The Mariners are among the hottest teams in baseball. Yet do they have enough time to creep into the playoffs?
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages

Advertisement