Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday, ESPNBoston.com 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 in Crawford's left elbow, and it would sideline him for about eight months. Red Sox officials had said earlier Sunday they planned to meet with Crawford and the Red Sox's medical staff on Monday to make a decision on whether Crawford should have surgery and when it would be performed. Crawford played left field and batted second in Sunday night's series finale against the Yankees. According to the ESPNBoston.com report, two people close to the situation, said Crawford was hesitant to tell the team he wanted the surgery (and thus be shut down for the rest of the season) because of the perception it mi...
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