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Red Sox infielder Lowrie reportedly played with wrist injury

Updated: October 23, 2008, 1:44 PM ET
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Boston Red Sox rookie shortstop Jed Lowrie slumped down the stretch and in the playoffs this season, and an injury might have been partly to blame.

In an e-mail to the Boston Globe on Wednesday, Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein revealed that the infielder played since May with a sprain and a small non-displaced fracture in his left wrist. He originally suffered the injuries while playing for Triple-A Pawtucket.

Lowrie underwent an MRI exam on Tuesday, and the injury, which ...

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