Found August 18, 2012 on FOXSports.com:
PLAYERS: Carl Crawford
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Boston's Carl Crawford needs Tommy John surgery but doesn't want to bail on team.
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Carl Crawford will opt for surgery

It has been known for some time that Carl Crawford needs Tommy John surgery, but we haven't known if it would be definite. Now we know Carl is going to follow doctor's orders and has opted for the surgery. “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...
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Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday, ESPNBoston.com reported Sunday, based on information from a source. However, the report also said Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said a decision on a course of action for Crawford had not yet been made. The surgery would be performed to repair the torn ulnar collateral ligament...

Red Sox's Crawford to have surgery

Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford will have season-ending surgery on his left elbow. The Red Sox issued a statement Monday saying the left fielder will have Tommy John surgery Thursday. Crawford has been playing with pain since coming off the disabled list last month. He was a major disappointment last season, his first with Boston after signing a $142-million, seven-year...

Carl Crawford Could Shut Himself Down Soon to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Since making his season debut on July 16, Carl Crawford has emerged as one of the Red Sox' top hitters. Heading into Saturday's game, the left fielder was hitting .287 with three home runs and 19 RBIs through 28 games. Despite Saturday's 4-1 win over the Yankees, Crawford could be shutting it down for the year. According to a Boston Globe report, he plans on asking management...

Agent: Crawford will follow Red Sox's advice on elbow injury

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. "...

Carl Crawford, Red Sox to Discuss Shutting Down the Outfielder During Monday's Off Day

Carl Crawford's season could be coming to an end. Before Sunday's game against the Yankees, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine told reporters in New York that the team would use Monday's off day to determine a course of action for Crawford. "Ben [Cherington] and I just talked about it," Valentine said. "When he can't play, he tells me he can't play...

Report: Red Sox OF Carl Crawford wants surgery

According to two sources close to Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford, he is apparently reluctant to tell the Red Sox front office that he would like to shut it down for the rest of the season. Crawford reportedly wants to have surgery to repair the torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. The sources however say Crawford is worried on how it would be perceived if he opted...

Report: Carl Crawford Might Need Elbow Surgery

It hasn’t been a good week for big league outfielders.  News got worse earlier Sunday when the Boston Herald reported that Boston Red Sox left fielder, Carl Crawford, might opt to have season ending Tommy John surgery this upcoming week. In a similar report from ESPN Boston, information suggests that Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine and the team’s medical staff plan discuss the...

Red Sox lose to Yanks again; Crawford to undergo surgery?

NEW YORK -- Boston Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford's season might soon be over, and his team might not be far behind. But the rival New York Yankees seem to be just getting started after an impressive week, capped by a 4-1 win over the Sox on Sunday night that featured three hits, two home runs and one curtain call by Ichiro Suzuki. The Yankees also got another gem from...

Sox Take One, 4-1; Crawford Looking to Have Surgery

A strong outing from Jon Lester, a two-run home run from Adrian Gonzales, and a 4 for 4 day from Pedro Ciriaco (pictured) are enough to get it done.In other news, Carl Crawford reportedly plans to to ask the team's permission to get Tommy John surgery -- next week. If he does he would be out for the rest of the year, but potentially ready at the start of next season.

Yankees 4, Red Sox 1

NEW YORK -- Boston Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford's season might soon be over, and his team might not be far behind. The rival New York Yankees seem to be just getting started, after an impressive week. Crawford reportedly will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery on his left elbow Tuesday, while the Red Sox are still amid a season-threatening slide that included Sunday...

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Taking Stock: Sox - Yankees series

After every series, we'll take stock of how each individual and group performance affects their overall value. Lineup Jacoby Ellsbury: Only 1 hit in the series is not going to cut it, no matter who the opponent is. The short porch in right would be a perfect thing to shoot for to get the power going. Carl Crawford: His performance in the series wasn't too bad, but surgery...
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