August 29, 2008 at 5:06 PM
The Red Sox have placed RHP Josh Beckett (elbow swelling) and 1B Sean Casey (neck strain)on the disabled list and have called up C David Ross from Pawtucket. Ross, 31, was signed as a minor league free agent August 20. In 19 games with the Paw Sox, Ross is hitting .250/.269/.348 (.671 OPS) line in 64 ABs (14 hits) with two home runs, two doubles and a triple, scoring ten runs while batting in six. According to a team press release the Sox will move to fill the other open big league roster spot after tonight's game.