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Varitek misses chance with injury

Updated: July 3, 2010, 4:01 PM ET
By Steven Krasner | Special to ESPNBoston.com

Jason Varitek was supposed to be in Kevin Cash's shoes.

Instead he's on crutches and headed to the disabled list with a broken foot.

The Red Sox captain, relegated to backing up Victor Martinez this season, was looking forward to getting the lion's share of the work behind the plate with Martinez on the DL.

But the Rays' Carl Crawford fouled a ball off his right foot in Wednesday's game. The first test didn't show the damage, but as Varitek experienced increased discomfort, ...

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