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Red Sox recall RHP Jonathan Aro from Triple-A Pawtucket, option RHP Matt Barnes

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BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox have recalled right-hander from Triple-A Pawtucket for Sunday's series finale against the Kansas City Royals.

To make room, the team optioned right-hander to Pawtucket.

The 24-year-old Aro (0-0, 11.57) is with the team for the third time this season.

Barnes (3-4, 6.89 ERA) took the loss in his second major league start on Saturday night against Kansas City. The 25-year-old gave up five runs in 5 1-3 innings.

PHOTO: Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Matt Barnes delivers to the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Matt Barnes delivers to the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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PHOTO: Boston Red Sox's Matt Barnes pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Boston, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
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