Has outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. played himself back into the picture in Boston?

Red Sox manager John Farrell said the club is probably going to add another position player instead of carrying a 13th pitcher, and identified Bradley as a candidate for promotion.

Based on recent performance for Triple-A Pawtucket, Bradley has made a compelling case for a callup. He entered play Wednesday night in Indianapolis on an 11-game hitting streak, one in which he is batting .455 (20 for 44) with a triple, two home runs, 11 runs scored and six RBIs.

Bradley has overcome a slow start with the PawSox, which included a stint on the DL earlier this month with biceps tendinitis and has a slash line of .360/.461/.547.

And it was obvious from his remarks Wednesday that Farrell is paying attention.

“Once he got past the shoulder tendinitis, he got back on the field much like we saw in spring training with his defense,’’ Farrell said. “Two good plays last night. He doubled off a guy with a throw. Threw out another runner. He hit a home run and double last night. He’s been swinging the bat very well.’’

Bradley Jr. has been playing all three outfield positions for Pawtucket.