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Minor League notebook

Obliques have been a pain

Organization hurt by muscle strains

By Marty Dobrow
Globe Correspondent / August 15, 2008

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In Tuesday night's memorable 19-17 win over the Texas Rangers, Mike Lowell's swing and grimace - and subsequent landing on the 15-day disabled list - provided an unsettling trend within the Red Sox organization: injuries to the oblique muscle. In August alone, three Sox minor league outfielders have been sidelined with strained obliques. (Full article: 954 words)

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