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Carl Crawford to be activated Monday

Updated: July 18, 2011, 11:43 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Boston Red Sox will activate outfielder Carl Crawford from the disabled list on Monday as expected and he's scheduled to be in the lineup against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards.

He completed a brief two-game rehab stint at Triple-A Pawtucket over the weekend, where he went 1-for-5 in a total of 10 innings played on Friday and Saturday. He's been on the DL with a left hamstring strain since June 18.

"He didn't swing the bat great, but he was ...

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