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Will Middlebrooks says wrist injury just a scare

SARASOTA, Fla. — When Will Middlebrooks left the first inning of Wednesday night’s 5-3 loss against the Baltimore Orioles holding his right wrist against his side, it appeared the Red Sox third baseman had suffered a significant injury.

Instead it was only a scare. The pain dissipated quickly and Middlebrooks left Ed Smith Stadium feeling only relief. “I was worried. It worried me for sure. But I feel fine,” he said.

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