|Red Sox activate Schilling for Monday night start|
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|Monday, 06 August 2007 11:28|
To make room for Schilling on the roster, lefty Javier Lopez was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Also Monday, first baseman Eric Hinske was placed on the bereavement list so he could return to Boston to be with his wife, his has complications with her pregnancy. To take Hinske's spot on the roster, outfielder Brandon Moss was recalled from Pawtucket.
Schilling will be making his first appearance for the Red Sox since giving up six runs in 4 1-3 innings in a June 18 start against Atlanta. He pitched 15 scoreless innings in three rehab starts for Pawtucket while recovering from right shoulder tendinitis.
The 40-year-old Schilling was 6-4 with a 4.20 ERA in 15 starts with the Red Sox before going on the DL.
Moss, 23, will be making his major league debut. He is hitting .290 with 13 homers and 67 RBIs at Pawtucket. Lopez was 2-1 with a 2.97 ERA in 43 relief appearances for Boston.