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Red Sox place RHP Barnes on 15-day IL with shoulder issue


BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox closer Matt Barnes was placed on the 15-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation, and left-hander Matt Strahm was activated from the COVID-19 IL prior to a game against Cincinnati. An All-Star in 2021, Barnes struggled down the stretch last season and has failed to regain his best form this year. The 31-year-old has a 7.94 ERA in 20 appearances, going 0-3 with two saves. Strahm is 2-2 with a 3.68 ERA in 18 games this season.

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