. . . shortstop Jed Lowrie, whose rehabilitation from wrist surgery has progressed nicely. He could be back in the lineup before the end of the month, possibly replace the platooning Nick Green and Julio Lugo, but there's no word yet on how manager Terry Francona plans to adjust with three players at shortstop.
This week, the Red Sox could be a little banged up. J.D. Drew missed the final two games of the weekend after getting a cortisone injection in his left shoulder. Yesterday, Jacoby Ellsbury jammed his right shoulder and had to leave the game.
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