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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Gomes cuts knee, gets stitches

By Gordon Edes

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Amid all the questions regarding Will Middlebrooks’ right wrist, Red Sox manager John Farrell neglected to mention until late Thursday afternoon that there was another minor injury Wednesday. Left-fielder Jonny Gomes banged into the fence in Sarasota, cutting his left knee, and needed three stitches.

Gomes is day-to-day, Farrell said.

“As tough as he is," Farrell said, “he mentioned, ‘Gomes 1, The Outfield Fence 0.' "