Bradley out of starting lineup for Red Sox, has MRI on knee

Bradley's absence coincides with the return of star right fielder Mookie Betts, who rejoined the Red Sox here Saturday and was cleared to play after missing three games with flu-like symptoms.

A pair of aces will battle Monday in Detroit, as Red Sox hurler Chris Sale faces off against Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander in the teams' series finale.

The Red Sox tied it again in the top of the third when, with two outs, Young walked and Moreland doubled, but Detroit regained the lead in the fourth on another run-scoring single by Kinsler. Another run scored on a double play, and the Red Sox had setup man Matt Barnes to bridge the gap to closer Craig Kimbrel, who got his second save despite his own control problems.

Manager John Farrell said the team has tried to quarantine sick players and coaches, but part of the difficulty is the fact that there are multiple illnesses going around. They are on the bereavement list because of a family death.

Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley awaiting the result of tests to determine the severity of his right knee injury.

The Red Sox trailed the Tigers four separate times but bounced back on all four occasions, finally breaking the game open in the eighth to go up for good.

The right-hander scuffled out of the gate, throwing 22 pitches while giving up three hits in the first inning. He only issued one walk and struck out eight, but allowed baserunners in five of his six innings.

Andrew Benintendi then singled to left, driving in Hernandez, but tried to advance to second and was thrown out ending the inning.

RHP Tyler Glasnow was originally scheduled to make his season debut Sunday, but he now will start Saturday's game against the Braves.



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