{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Red Sox place Nava on paternity leave list

|

BOSTON, MA - The Boston Red Sox today placed outfielder Daniel Nava on the paternity leave list. To fill his spot on the 25-man roster, right-handed pitcher Brandon Workman was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket. Workman will be active for tonight's game against the Astros in Houston.

Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington made the announcement.

Nava, 30, has hit .282 (94-for-333) with 16 doubles, 10 home runs, 53 RBI, 55 runs, and 39 walks. His .371 on-base percentage ranks second among American League outfielders and second among all qualifying major league switch-hitters.

This will mark the second major league stint for the 24-year-old Workman who was also with the club from July 9-31. He is 1-1 with a 3.54 ERA (8 ER/20.1 IP) in four games with Boston, including posting a 2.45 ERA (5 ER/18.1 IP) and 18 strikeouts in his three starts. Workman, who did not appear in a game with the PawSox after his July 31 option, has combined to go 8-2 with a 3.21 ERA (36 ER/101.0 IP), 30 walks, and 108 strikeouts in 17 games (16 starts) between Double-A Portland and Pawtucket this season. 

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español