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Lowell's hip labrum torn

Condition may require surgery in the offseason

Kevin Youkilis was part of the home run parade - the Sox hit six - launching his in the fourth. Kevin Youkilis was part of the home run parade - the Sox hit six - launching his in the fourth. (mike carlson/Associated Press)
By Tony Massarotti and Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / September 16, 2008

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Though you might not have known it on the home run swing Mike Lowell took in the first inning last night, the third baseman has been playing with a painful partially torn labrum in his right hip, an injury that will likely need surgery after the season. (Full article: 1239 words)

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