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Worth noting

Mike Carp, who is dealing with back tightness, was available off the bench Sunday. He was scratched from the lineup Saturday, but wound up playing first base in extra innings.

"We're monitoring it and he's going to have some management of it," Farrell said. "But not to the extent of taking him away from us."

• The Red Sox are continuing to manage center fielder Grady Sizemore's workload, slotting Jackie Bradley Jr. in center for the day game after a night game, but Sizemore was also available if needed.

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