Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/7/12
Franklin Morales' role on the Red Sox has constantly changed this season. He started off the year as a reliever. Then, he moved to the starting rotation in June when Josh Beckett was sidelined with an injury. After moving back to the bullpen in mid-July, Morales was called upon to start once more in Sunday's game. The switch in workload can certainly take a toll on a pitcher's lower extremities, especially his knees and feet. To combat any possible setbacks moving forward -- considering the uncertainty with his role -- Morales routinely hits the tub. "Physically, to keep my lower...

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