Saturday, March 8, 2014
Jose Iglesias had the bone bruise in his right hand re-examined in Boston today and said a small "crack" was discovered. The treatment remains the same, but the re-examination helps explain why Iglesias has been slow to heal. he said he could be out three more weeks.
Sea Dogs manager Arnie Beyeler said they will take it week by week but, yes, Iglesias could be out a while.
Iglesias is back in Portland and took grounders during batting practice. He flipped the ball to a teammate with his glove.
Tonight features the Double-A debut of right-handed pitcher Alex Wilson, the second round pick from of 2009 draft,
The news out of Boston is that the Red Sox officially announced that Felix Doubront will start on Friday (also known as "Manny Circus" day).
Here are on the Sox and Dogs lineups:
BOSTON: Scutaro SS; Pedroia 2B; Ortiz DH; Youkilis 1B; Martinez C; Drew RF; Beltre RF; Cameron CF; Nava LF; (Lester P)
PORTLAND: Spears 2B; Lin CF; Chang 3B; Exposito C; Rizzo 1B; Navarro SS; Chiang LF; Apodaca DH; Sheely RF; (Wilson P)
Kevin Thomas covers baseball and basketball for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. He wisely moved to Maine in 1994 after working for the St. Petersburg Times. He is married to Nancy and they have nine children.
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