Jon Lester allowed two runs in 6 1/3 innings in the Red Sox' 6-2 win over the Rays on Tuesday.
Chris Heston is expected to start on Sunday versus the Cardinals.
George Springer (wrist) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Corpus Christi on Saturday.
Josh Hamilton (knee) took batting practice on Friday.
Twins manager Paul Molitor said that Glen Perkins (back) is expected to be available Friday but won't return to his closer role immediately.
Miguel Sano is not playing Friday due to a minor right hamstring injury.
Hanley Ramirez was scratched from the Red Sox' lineup Friday due to right shoulder fatigue.
Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski on Friday officially ruled out Clay Buchholz (elbow) for the rest of the season.
Carlos Correa is missing a second straight start Friday due to what he describes as "just a little soreness" in his left hamstring.
Alex Rodriguez is not in the Yankees' lineup Friday.
Jacoby Ellsbury (hip) is back in the Yankees' lineup Friday.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Friday that Marcus Stroman (knee) "might come up and start for us" with as well as his rehab is progressing.