Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Reliever Daniel Bard was designated for
assignment Sunday by the Boston Red Sox.
Bard, who once pitched in at least 70 games in back-to-back seasons for the
Red Sox, has only appeared in 19 major league games the past two seasons,
including only two this year in April with a 9.00 ERA.
The right-hander has a career 3.67 ERA. He had a combined ERA of 2.62 in 2010
and 2011, when he pitched in 143 total games. Bard can now be claimed by
The Red Sox added outfielder Quintin Berry and infielder John McDonald to the
active major league roster as September call-ups. The team acquired McDonald
on Saturday from the Philadelphia Phillies and got Berry in a trade with the
Kansas City Royals on Tuesday.
In other moves, the Red Sox recalled right-hander Rubby De La Rosa and catcher
Ryan Lavarnway from Triple-A Pawtucket and activated infielder Brandon Snyder
from the 15-day disabled list.
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