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Martinez breaks left thumb; DL next?

Updated: June 28, 2010, 2:16 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- Red Sox catcher Victor Martinez suffered a fracture on the top of his left thumb and will be evaluated Monday in Boston.

Martinez suffered the injury in Sunday's 5-1 win at San Francisco and was replaced by Jason Varitek in the bottom of the fourth inning.

Martinez initially injured the thumb in the second inning when a foul ball off the bat of Pablo Sandoval hit off his thumb before striking his left foot. He was hit on the thumb again in the third inning ...

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