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Getty Images BOSTON--  According to a report from NESN.com, Red Sox relief pitcher Joel Hanrahan will be getting some form of news regarding his elbow on Friday. The former Pirate told ESPN.com that he will visit Dr.  James Andrews on Friday to get a further diagnosis on his elbow, the same elbow that caused him pain on Monday and in turn forced him to leave that evening’s game against the Twins. Hanrahan did not sound too optimistic about his elbow and said the following. “Doesn’t look good,” Hanrahan told ESPN.com. “Leave it up to the experts. See what they say. Let them put their heads together and go from there.” In addition, Hanrahan noted that the tests he performed after being taken out of the game Monday have already been sent to Andrews and orthopedist David Altchek, the physician of the New York Mets who has been consulted by the Red Sox medical staff. The main concern according to the report is that the flexor-pronator strain in his forearm “could also involve damage to t...
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