Good news for Boston Red Sox fans who still hope that their team can salvage its season. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that two of the Sox's most important regulars should be back from the disabled list this weekend.

Nick Cafardo

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So the plan is for Red Sox to activate Jacoby Ellsbury on Friday and Clay Buchholz on Sat. Trying to deal an OF, preferably Sweeney.