Outfielders On The Mend For Red Sox

June 7, 2012 12:00 AM
Outfielders On The Mend For Red Sox
" BOSTON (CBS) – The outfield of injuries is on the mend for the Boston Red Sox.

Jacoby Ellsbury has been cleared to begin throwing, and Carl Crawford could receive the same clearance by the end of the week, manager Bobby Valentine announced Wednesday.

Ellsbury, the 2011 MVP runner-up, has been on the DL since April 14 when he partially dislocated his right shoulder in the team’s home opener.

“[Ellsbury] is doing great,’’ Valentine said of his center fielder, who has missed 49 games with the injury. “He is throwing, hitting off the tee and running the bases. It will be a normal progression barring any setbacks, but he is feeling great. Eventually we will have him do real activities, batting practice, then start games.”

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Valentine was not sure when that will occur with Ellsbury. He also added that  Crawford will likely be cleared to throw by the end of the week "

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