Lowell's knee stiff; doesn't rule out DL

Updated: March 28, 2010, 9:09 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox infielder Mike Lowell, his left knee stiff and sore after it was struck by a foul ball off his bat, said Saturday he was relieved it was nothing more than a bruise but didn't rule out the possibility that he may have to begin the season on the disabled list because he has had only 10 at-bats this spring.

Lowell had planned on playing in back-to-back games for the first time this spring, but that plan was abandoned in the first inning Friday, when he fouled ...

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