More changes to the Red Sox Rotation and Bullpen

Already, after wednesday night/thursday mornings 7.5-hour baseball marathon, we saw the addition of Rich Hill and Scott Atchison to the Boston pen.  After the game today, even more changes are being made to the pitching staff, to no one's surprise.

First and foremost, nobody would expect Daisuke Matsuzaka to be able to make his start friday night after needing to come in around 2 AM to pitch out of the bullpen.  Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe is reporting via twitter that taking his place will be Tim Wakefield, who was so successful in his spot start on tuesday.  Hopefully this time the team can get a win for Wake.  Rather than completely skipping Dice-K, he will be pushed back to start on sunday instead.  I'm not sure at this point how exactly the rotation will shape up around them.

Also via twitter, Cafardo mentioned that Aceves will be back joining the Boston bullpen tomorrow (he was scratched from his start today).  No word yet on who he will be replacing, but Atchison is probably the most likely candidate.

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