Lowell expected to be ready for spring

Updated: December 31, 2009, 11:45 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

BOSTON -- Mike Lowell is expected to be ready for spring training after having surgery Wednesday on a thumb injury that derailed his trade from the Boston Red Sox to the Texas Rangers.

The operation to repair a radial collateral ligament in his right thumb that was torn late last season was done in Phoenix by Dr. Donald Sheridan, the Red Sox said. The third baseman should recover in six to eight weeks, putting him on track for Boston's first full spring training workout on Feb. 24.

The ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?