Lowell on DL with hip strain
BALTIMORE -- Boston Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a strained right hip.
Lowell had fluid drained from his hip Monday in Boston and received an injection designed to alleviate inflammation in the surgically repaired joint. There was a chance Lowell could have returned to action later this week, but the Red Sox decided it was best to give him an extended rest.
"If he plays a couple days and is not feeling as good as he wants, then ...
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