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RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Will Middlebrooks sits; disabled list a possibility

OAKLAND, Calif. — Will Middlebrooks, who strained his left hamstring in Seattle on Sunday afternoon, was not in the lineup for Monday night’s game against Oakland.

But the 23-year-old rookie wasn’t on the disabled list, either. In what has become a regular event this season, the Red Sox played with a short roster while trying to determine what to do.

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