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Red Sox closer Joel Hanrahan likely to have surgery

Joel Hanrahan’s first season pitching for the Red Sox is about to be over.

Dr. James Andrews examined the righthander on Friday and found tearing in the flexor muscle tendon. Hanrahan now has to decide whether to have season-ending surgery or try a course of extended rest and rehabilitation.

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