Found July 29, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Los Angeles Dodgers' outfielder Carl Crawford, missed his second straight game against the Cincinnati Reds due to feeling ill. As reported by Austin Laymance of, "Crawford was sent to the emergency room Saturday as a precaution. He was sick on Friday, though he started against the Reds and had three hits. But he wasn't feeling better Sunday." "Mattingly said he did not know if Crawford would be available off the bench for Sunday's series finale against the Reds. The Dodgers are off Monday and the club hopes the extra rest will help Crawford return to the field for Tuesday's game against the Yankees." Manager Don Mattingly feels that Crawford, who has had hamstring and back injuries as well this season, will be ready to play by Tuesday.  Before the injury, Crawford was getting into a rhythm at the plate. He was 14 for 33 during a seven game span with three doubles and three runs batted in. Prior to that he was 2 for his last 30. Crawford is a career .292 hitter with 123 home runs and 442 stolen bases. He played in only 31 games last year with the Boston Red Sox and batted .282 with 3 home runs. This season he is batting .289 with 5 home runs and 16 runs batted in.

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