Nava Optioned to Pawtucket to make way for Hermida

BOSTON - JULY 02: Daniel Nava #60 of the Boston Red Sox waits for an interview after the game against the Baltimore Orioles on July 2 2010 at Fenway Park in Boston Massachusetts. Nava drove in the game winning run. The Red Sox defeated the Orioles 3-2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

According to the Globe's Amalie Benjamin, Daniel Nava has been optioned back down to Pawtucket to make room for Jeremy Hermida's expected callup tomorrow.  Apparently the Sox have decided that the struggling roster would be better off replacing a switch-hitting left fielder who has been doing great at the plate with a lefty who can't field or hit well.  There are a few good reasons to do this, but I know who I'd rather have in Boston...

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