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Lowrie won't hide from his troubles

Set back by another injury and still struggling, Sox infielder searches for answers

Updated: August 27, 2011, 10:37 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The one thing we can say with any certainty about Jed Lowrie's damaged left shoulder is that manager Terry Francona's optimism was misplaced when he declared, "This is nothing," the day after Lowrie collided with outfielder Carl Crawford in Detroit back in late May.

It is three months later, and Lowrie is still hurting. That's a pattern depressingly familiar for the shortstop who had worked so hard to put his foundering career back on track after losing the better part of two ...

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