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Carl Crawford's injury was a minor concern for the Red Sox coming out of spring training, as the All-Star left fielder was expected to return to the team soon enough. After Thursday's update on Crawford's injury, indicating the outfielder could be out for up to three months, there's a considerable amount more pressure on the Red Sox outfield to perform. Rookie Lars Anderson made his major-league debut in left field in Chicago on Thursday. He and Cody Ross will be relied upon greatly to help fill the void in Crawford's absence. Check out the video above to get Peter Abraham's...

Reports: Crawford has UCL injury, could be out up to 3 months

Carl Crawford's visit to Dr. James Andrews has apparently revealed some bad news. Nick Cafardo of the Globe reports that Crawford could miss three months of action due to his elbow injury. Sean McAdam of CSNNE tweets that the injury is a UCL problem, but Crawford will not need surgery at this time. The Sox are expected to release a statement tonight. Three months would put...

Crawford seeks more information about his elbow injury

Bad news for those of us looking for Carl Crawford to come back to the team and ease its outfield troubles. Crawford was in Boston on Monday for evaluation, but is now looking to get a second opinion. The Herald has the scoop: “We’re still getting all the information,” Valentine said. “His elbow is a situation that we really want to deal with sooner rather than later to...

Daily Dozen: Grim News for Crawford

Every morning we recap the previous night’s games, news and notes so that you’re up-to-date on everything baseball. As always you can follow us on Twitter (@BaseballProf) and like us on Facebook to get updated, fantasy-relevant news, tidbits and analysis. 1. We kick off today’s Daily Dozen with some Carl Crawford injury news. Dr. James Andrews discovered a sprained UCL in...

Crawford to see Dr. Andrews about elbow

Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford is going to see Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion on the left elbow that has plagued him since he reported to spring training. Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said on Wednesday that Crawford was in the process of scheduling a visit with Andrews, one of the best-known orthopedic surgeons in the business. Valentine called the visit '...

Carl Crawford To Miss Three Months With UCL Sprain

The Boston Red Sox got some more bad news on Thursday night in regards to Carl Crawford. Crawford, who is still rehabbing from wrist surgery in the offseason, will now miss the next three months with a UCL sprain in his left elbow. Here's the release from the Red Sox: "Carl Crawford was examined by the Red Sox medical staff. He was diagnosed as having a left elbow...

Report: Boston's Crawford will be out 3 months

Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford will be out of action for three months while he recovers from an injury to his left elbow, reported Thursday. Crawford has decided not to have surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament, and he will try to rehabilitate without an operation. Crawford had surgery on his left wrist in January, causing him to be placed on...

Carl Crawford Out For Most of 2012 Season

Carl Crawford was diagnosed with a unlar collateral ligament injury to his left elbow by Dr. Andrews today.  The injury does not require surgery at this time but Crawford will have to rest his elbow for as long as three months.   Even with the trade for Byrd the Red Sox still need some help in the outfield.  Lars Anderson who usually plays first base was in left field tonight...

Carl Crawford to seek Opinion from Dr. James Andrews

Multiple sources are reporting injured Red Sox Left Fielder Carl Crawford will be traveling to see Dr. James Andrews in the coming days regarding continuing soreness in his elbow. Dr. Andrews is one of the best known Orthopedic Surgeons in the world, and has worked on countless professional athletes in the past. Crawford has been [...]

Carl Crawford Could Be Very Far From Returning to Red Sox (Video)

Carl Crawford was considered the likely solution for the Red Sox' outfield after Jacoby Ellsbury went down with an injury early in the season. But Crawford's own injury rehabilitation has hit some snags. Nick Cafardo explains what happened with Crawford's wrist -- and now his elbow -- and says when the Red Sox can expect Crawford back on Red Sox First Pitch.

Cody Ross Showing Power With Red Sox, Lars Anderson Set to Make Contribution in Outfield (Video)

Cody Ross has been a force for the Red Sox offensively in the ealry going this season. The outfielders power is a major reason for Boston's recent resurgence. Ross missed thursday night's game with a sore knee, but his absence from the lineup did offer another Red Sox player a big-time chance to contribute. Lars Anderson made his debut in left field on Thursday in Chicago...

Lars Anderson Makes Debut in Left Field for Red Sox Against Perfect-Game Winner Phillip Humber

The Red Sox take the field in Chicago on Thursday night with a boost in confidence after taking a series sweep in Minnesota. But that confidence will be severely tested in Chicago, as Boston batters will be tasked with facing perfection. Phillip Humber toes the rubber for the White Sox on Thursday, less than a week after the 29-year-old pitched the year's first perfect game in...

Cody Ross Continues Transition Back to AL, Told Bobby Valentine He'd Catch to Stay in Lineup (Video)

Cody Ross may have propelled the Red Sox to a big 6-5 win over the Twins on Monday night, but the veteran outfielder says he's still transitioning back to American League pitching. Ross has blasted a team-high five home runs and knocked in 14 RBIs so far on the year. The 31-year-old expressed excitement over playing in Boston, and even admitted to telling manager Bobby Valentine...

Cody Ross Returns to Lineup, Darnell McDonald to Play Right Field Against John Danks, White Sox

The Red Sox got their fourth straight win on Thrusday night, in what turned out to be a 10-3 blowout of the White Sox. Daniel Bard (1-2, 4.38 ERA) is set to take the mound for the Red Sox in Chicago on Friday, looking to lock down his first win out of the starting spot on the season. He'll certainly need some help from the team's suddenly streaking offense, which has scored...
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