Found August 19, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Carl Crawford
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Carl Crawford, the oft-injured and underperforming outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, reportedly will follow the team's advice for his ailing left elbow, his agent said Sunday. "Carl intends to follow the course recommended by the medical professionals who have been treating him, in whom he has full confidence," agent Brian Peters wrote to the Boston Herald. "Whether and when he has surgery will be determined by them. The Red Sox have been and remain 100 percent supportive of Carl throughout this process." On Saturday, the Boston Globe cited an unnamed source who said Crawford would soon ask permission to have Tommy John surgery on his torn elbow ligament. The surgery would likely sideline Crawford for at least nine months. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Saturday that Crawford hasn't told the team he wanted surgery. Crawford was unavailable for comment Saturday. "He hasn't asked about that," Cherington said. "Carl i...
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