ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is scheduled to make his first minor league rehab start on Tuesday.

Matsuzaka has been on the 15-day disabled list since April 15 with a mild right shoulder strain.

Boston manager Terry Francona said the start would likely be with Triple-A Pawtucket. Matsuzaka could work three innings or throw around 45 pitches.

Matsuzaka will have a 45-pitch bullpen session on Saturday.

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