According to Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com, one Red Sox staff member has told others outside the organization that Daniel Bard will be headed back to the bullpen and Alfredo Aceves and Felix Doubront will have spots in the starting rotation.
Angels manager Mike Scioscia indicated Friday that the team could utilize a three-man rotation in the American League Division Series.
Brandon Belt (concussion) is in the Giants starting lineup on Friday.
Clayton Kershaw had one of his worst starts of the season but still notched win No. 20 Friday, allowing three runs over five frames in a 14-5 clobbering of the Cubs.
A.J. Ellis had a pair of two-run homers and scored three runs in Friday's victory over the Cubs.
Anibal Sanchez (pectoral) will throw a simulated game on Sunday.
Stephen Vogt is back in the Athletics' lineup Friday.
Juan Lagares (elbow) could be out for the rest of the season.
Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Saturday.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said that Alex Avila (concussion) felt "disoriented" when he tried taking some swings Thursday and Friday.
Ryan Raburn underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday.
Nick Markakis (shoulder) remained out of the Orioles' lineup Friday.