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Another strange twist for Lowell

After surgery, third baseman expected to be ready for spring training

Updated: December 21, 2009, 9:22 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

The trade sending Mike Lowell to Texas has been quashed, a baseball source said Saturday night, after a physical exam by the Rangers revealed that the third baseman requires surgery on his right thumb, which he injured on the last weekend of the 2009 season.

A Red Sox source confirmed that Lowell will require surgery to repair the radial collateral ligament in his right thumb, which the source termed as "minor" surgery that will take six to eight weeks to heal. Lowell, who is expected to ...

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