Bowden called up by Red Sox

Updated: July 18, 2010, 5:35 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Reliever Michael Bowden was recalled by the Red Sox from Triple-A Pawtucket before Sunday's game against the Rangers and catcher Gustavo Molina was designated for assignment.

The 23-year-old right-hander, who made spot starts for the Red Sox in each of the last two seasons, was in the Pawtucket rotation before being moved to the bullpen 10 days ago by the Red Sox after a start in which he allowed just one hit in 7 2/3 innings. In six starts just before he was converted to reliever, ...

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