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Red Sox SS Lugo placed on DL with quad strain

Updated: July 12, 2008, 6:23 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox placed shortstop Julio Lugo on the 15-day disabled list because of a severely strained left quadriceps muscle on Saturday.

Manager Terry Francona said an MRI showed the injury could keep Lugo out for a month to six weeks.

"To put timetables is pretty hard, but ... he got it pretty good," Francona said.

Lugo was injured Friday night while running out an infield single in the ninth inning of Boston's 7-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. Lugo began to ...

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