Buchholz making progress
Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz, on the 15-day disabled list since June 9 with a neck strain, threw from flat ground at about 100 feet. ... ... Manager John Farrell gave Mike Napoli the day off and inserted Mike Carp at first, batting him sixth. “Trying to get a few more left-handed bats in the lineup,” Farrell said. ... Jose Iglesias was named AL rookie of the month for June. Iglesias hit .395 in 25 games. ... The clubs conclude the three-game series this afternoon with Boston rookie Allen Webster (0-2, 9.50 ERA) making his fifth major-league start against San Diego left-hander Eric Stults (6-6, 3.51 ERA).