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John Lackey to return Sunday

Updated: April 28, 2013, 2:12 PM ET
By Tony Lee | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Red Sox activated John Lackey from the 15-day disabled list Sunday to start the series finale against Houston.

Catcher Ryan Lavarnway, recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday, was optioned to make room on the roster for Lackey.

Lavarnway did not appear in a game for the Sox.

It will be the first start in Fenway Park for Lackey since Sept. 19, 2011, when he gave up eight runs on 11 hits in 4 1/3 innings against Baltimore. The ...

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