Found August 20, 2012 on PRO Rumors:

Rockies' Cuddyer re-injures oblique muscle

Colorado Rockies right fielder Michael Cuddyer headed back to the disabled Sunday after re-injuring his right oblique muscle during an at-bat Saturday night. "It's beyond frustrating," Cuddyer said told the Denver Post on Saturday night. "I felt so good. Felt good on the rehab. Felt good the past two days. Felt good my first two at-bats. Then one swing…"...

Report: Boston's Crawford expected to have Tommy John surgery Tuesday

Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday, 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...

Update: Crawford Done for the Season

The Boston Herald confirmed in a report on Monday that Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford will have Tommy John surgery on his left elbow.  According to the report, the decision was made after Crawford spoke with the team’s medical staff earlier today. Crawford has been suffering from what the team is calling a chronic left elbow ulnar collateral ligament tear.  The pain has...

Immediate Surgery the Right Decision for Carl Crawford

It was officially announced that Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford will have season-ending Tommy John surgery this Thursday. After discussing the idea with management, all were in agreement that now is the best time. After having such a terrible season last year, respect must be given to Crawford for attempting to play this season so he can prove to everyone that the talent...

Carl Crawford to have Tommy John surgery Thursday

The Boston Red Sox announced Monday that outfielder Carl Crawford will have Tommy John surgery on his left elbow on Thursday. An report on Sunday said Crawford would have the Tommy John surgery, but general manager Ben Cherington had said then that a decision would not be made until Monday. The Red Sox released a statement on Monday, which read: "Carl Crawford...

Carl Crawford Sets Surgery Date For Thursday

Please don’t make me play another game with this elbow.. As was widely expected, Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford, the Boston medical staff, and the famous Dr. James Andrews all concurred that Crawford’s elbow was not getting any better, and that he would need to undergo Tommy John surgery, typically known as a procedure for pitchers.  On August 5th, Bloodysox posted an article...

Carl Crawford undecided on surgery

Boston's Carl Crawford needs Tommy John surgery but doesn't want to bail on team.

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...

Red Sox News & Notes - 8/21

While I was in a battle with technology the past few days (it won obviously), let's recap what I missed. The Boston Red Sox lost to the New York Yankees on Sunday night 4-1. The Red Sox announced that they had fired pitching coach Bob McClure on Monday afternoon. And later in the day, the world's worst kept secret of Carl Crawford needing Tommy John surgery was made official...

Red Sox to activate Nava as Crawford replacement

Outfielder Daniel Nava will be activated from the disabled list to replace Carl Crawford and be part of the platoon in left field with Crawford out for the season. Crawford, scheduled for season-ending Tommy John surgery on his left elbow, hit .282 with 19 RBIs in 31 games. Nava, 29, homered in a rehab assignment appearance Monday for Triple-A Pawtucket. He's been on the disabled...

David Ortiz Backs Bobby Valentine, Claims Outside Controversy Affecting Red Sox

Bobby Valentine has at least one supporter in the clubhouse. Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz –– who has been sidelined since July 17 with an Achilles injury –– stepped up for the embattled skipper in New York and voiced his respect despite the outside criticism. "I think Bobby's doing great, man," Ortiz said. "He had to deal with so many things through...

Your Morning Dump...Where Bob McClure is the first to go

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The slumping Boston Red Sox will have a new pitching coach for the remainder of their tumultuous first season under manager Bobby Valentine. Bob McClure was fired Monday and replaced by Randy Niemann...

Where Did The Red Sox Magic Go?

It’s currently 2012. Meaning that almost eight years ago the Red Sox broke the curse of the Bambino, and captured their first  World Series title in 86 years. That sentence took a lot of effort to type as a fan of the Yankees. But as a true baseball I respect what the Red Sox did that season. Maybe not back then, but now I do. The fans of Boston took their team very seriously...

Around the Diamond 25 Preview: Lift off once again for The Rocket?

On Around the Diamond 25, Tony, Adam and Scott will tackle the big stories in baseball from this past week and there were plenty to go around including: The Rocket lifting off again? “The Hailin’ Venezuelan and The Prince of Detroit” “Spoiled Melk”, a Cabrera that disappointed this week was Giants slugger Melky Cabrera. Another Red Sock down, Carl Crawford opts for Tommy...

Red Sox Lineup vs. Angels 8/21/12

Here is tonight's lineup vs. the Angels: Ciriaco 3B Pedroia 2B Ellsbury CF Gonzalez 1B Ross RF Saltalamacchia C Nava DH Aviles SS Podsednik LF Cook SP Roster Note: Daniel Nava got called up to replace Carl Crawford who headed on the DL today to prepare for his Tommy John surgery on Thursday.  He'll be DHing in tonight's game.  Game time is at 7:10pm EST. 
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