The four-time All-Star and Gold Glove Award winner, who hasn't played in 2012, is rehabbing from left wrist surgery and a sprained ligament in his left elbow.
Bayne, the 2011 winner of the Daytona 500, has entered the TD Bank 250, which is the premier auto race in Maine.
The club is committed to its core players, but knows a younger mix would give aging veterans more rest.
He wins the 100 fly at the U.S. trials Sunday, and Missy Franklin gets a lock on seven events.
Dustin Pedroia ties it with a homer, then sets up a David Ortiz sacrifice fly in a 2-1 win over Seattle.
A modest winning streak comes to an end, but not for lack of trying as the Sea Dogs 'scratch and claw their way' into 11 innings.
It seems every match had some unusual outcome; can the underdogs keep it up in Week 2?
Saltalamacchia is edged out, and the competition continues for one slot each on the AL and NL teams.