Found February 20, 2012 on redsox.com:
PLAYERS: Carl Crawford
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
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At Spring Training three days early, Carl Crawford isn't sure when he'll be cleared to hit. Recovering from left wrist surgery in January, the Red Sox's left fielder -- coming off a rough first year in Boston -- refuses to rule out an Opening Day return.
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