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Red Sox activate Atchison from 60-day DL

The Boston Red Sox activated pitcher Scott Atchison from the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday.

Atchison had been placed on the 15-day disabled list on July 15 with a right elbow strain and was transferred to the 60-day DL on Aug. 16. The right-hander is 2-1 with a 1.76 ERA in 37 appearances out of the bullpen for Boston this season.

In order to make room on the 40-man roster, left-handed pitcher Franklin Morales was transferred to the 60-day disabled list.

Morales was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Aug. 28 with left shoulder inflammation.