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Source: Will Middlebrooks out

Updated: August 11, 2012, 4:23 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

CLEVELAND -- Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks broke his right wrist when he was hit by a 95 mph fastball in the ninth inning Friday night, a source confirmed to ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.

The Red Sox will call up Danny Valencia from Triple-A Pawtucket, according to the Boston Globe.

The length of Middlebrooks' absence is unclear with seven weeks left in the season, but manager Bobby Valentine's initial prognosis wasn't good.

"Bad spot," Valentine ...

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