FORT MYERS, FL - Prior to today's game against the Rays, the Boston Red Sox made the following roster moves:
Catcher Dan Butler was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Right-handed pitchers John Ely and Dalier Hinojosa, and left-handed pitcher Rich Hill were reassigned to minor league camp.
Left-handed pitcher Jose Mijares was released.
The announcements were made by Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington.
With these moves, the Red Sox now have 35 players in big league camp, including 30 players from the 40-man roster, and five non-roster invitees.