“David was on the field last year in interleague play. We had held off for obvious reasons, but with a right-hander in there (Saturday) sandwiched by two left-handers, (we) felt like it was a good day to get him on the field.” Pedroia was hit by Kazmir’s pitch in the shin in the third inning and is day-to-day. 3 yr old foot painWELCOME TO TOWN Newly acquired outfielder Josh Reddick got his first taste of driving in Los Angeles traffic going to the stadium from Glendale, a Los Angeles suburb. “For me it took four entrances and three wrong turns to get here, but I made it,” Reddick said. “I’ll learn eventually.” TRAINER’S ROOM Red Sox: Ryan Hanigan was forced to leave Thursday night’s game against the Mariners after taking a pitch off his left ankle. visit this pageFor Friday night, he was available only in the case of an emergency. Boston claimed Bryan Holaday off waivers from the Texas Rangers to solidify its catching corps. Dodgers: Ace Clayton Kershaw (back) and outfielder Trayce Thompson (lower back) will both be out until at least September. … Bud Norris (mid-back strain) will be placed on the disabled list to make room for Ross Stripling, who will start in his place on Saturday. MINOR LEAGUE WATCH Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has yet to report to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
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