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08/08/2011 - 4:51pm
Jenks hospitalized with intestinal turmoil

Terry Francona told the media on Monday that Bobby Jenks -- who was scheduled to throw a side session on Sunday and then go to Fort Myers to pitch in simulated games -- was hospitalized over the weekend with intestinal turmoil and will undergo a colonoscopy Monday.

Jenks has been on the disabled list three times this season and has not pitched since July 7 as he continues to battle a back injury. He has a 2-2 record with a 6.32 ERA in 19 appearances this season.

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08/08/2011 - 4:17pm
Kalish, Tazawa back in Pawtucket

Outfielder Ryan Kalish and pitcher Junichi Tazawa have joined the Pawtucket Red Sox.

Kalish played just 14 games with Pawtucket this season before injuring his left shoulder on April 21. He rejoined Pawtucket after completing his two-game rehabilitation stint with Single-A Lowell.

Tazawa was promoted to Pawtucket from Double-A Portland, where he posted a 3-2 record with an ERA of 4.70 in 23 innings pitched. He had pitched better of late, with an ERA of 2.42 in his last six appearances. The right-hander underwent Tommy John surgery in May 2010 and missed the entire season.

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08/08/2011 - 3:14pm
Report: Millwood signs with Rockies

According to a report from Troy Renck of the Denver Post, the Rockies have signed Kevin Millwood.

Millwood, who was released by the Red Sox on Sunday, could start for Colorado on Wednesday, according to the Renck report. He signed a minor-league deal with the Sox in May and made 13 starts with Triple-A Pawtucket, posting a 5-1 record and 4.28 ERA. Millwood last pitched for Pawtucket Friday night, allowing four runs on eight hits over six innings against Buffalo.

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08/08/2011 - 3:11pm
Sox to option LHP Williams for Lowrie

With shortstop Jed Lowrie activated to the Red Sox roster, left-hander Randy Williams has been optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket. Williams appeared in seven games after being called up from Pawtucket on July 16, forging a 6.48 ERA while walking five and striking out six in 8 1/3 innings. Left-handers were 4-for-16 against the 35-year-old.

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08/08/2011 - 2:26pm
Lowrie back as Wakefield looks for No. 200

The Red Sox open a three-game series vs. the Twins at Target Field on Monday night, with Tim Wakefield (6-4, 4.99) ERA once again looking for career win No. 200. This will be the third attempt at a 200th victory for Wakefield, who will be opposed by Scott Baker (8-6, 3.01). 

After missing nearly two months with a shoulder injury, Jed Lowrie was activated on Monday. He will get the start at third base as Kevin Youkilis receives a day off for rest. Lowrie was 7-of-17 with four doubles and two walks during a five-game rehab stint in Triple-A Pawtucket.

Carl Crawford -- with nine hits in his last 10 at-bats -- moves up to the second spot in the lineup on Monday.

Lineup:

Ellsbury, CF

Crawford, LF

Gonzalez, 1B

Pedroia, 2B

Ortiz, DH

Saltalamacchia, C

Reddick, RF

Lowrie, 3B

Scutaro, SS

Wakefield -- SP

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