Red Sox P Breslow comes off DL

Boston, MA ( - The Boston Red Sox activated reliever Craig Breslow from the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday.

The 33-year-old Breslow began the season on the DL with a mild left shoulder strain.

Breslow went 5-2 with a 1.81 earned run average and 33 strikeouts in 61 appearances for the Red Sox during the 2013 regular season. He pitched in 10 postseason games, allowing two earned runs in 7 1/3 innings.

The Red Sox optioned pitcher Brandon Workman to Triple-A Pawtucket following Tuesday's game to make room for Breslow on the roster.