Will Middlebrooks to DL with fractured finger; Red Sox recall Brock Holt

May 17, 2014 - 11:55 am

The Red Sox have placed Will Middlebrooks on the disabled list with a fractured finger and recalled Brock Holt. Middlebrooks suffered the injury when he took a line drive off his right index finger in the first inning of Boston's 1-0 loss to Detroit on Friday. He went 0-for-2 with a strikeout in that game before being pinch-hit for in the seventh inning. On the season, Middlebrooks is hitting .197/.305/.324 with two homers and nine RBI in 21 games. Holt has played seven games for the Red Sox this season, going 8-for-23 with a triple and four RBI. For more Red Sox coverage, visit weei.com/redsox.