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Red Sox place Jackie Bradley Jr. on disabled list

Jackie Bradley Jr. sprained a ligament in his right knee while running the bases on Saturday. Leon Halip / Getty Images

Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr., who sprained a ligament in his right knee on Saturday, was in Boston on Monday to be further examined. The decision was made to place him on the disabled list.

The Sox do not anticipate Bradley being out for a long term.

“Hopefully it’s just the 10 days. We’ll see,” manager John Farrell said. “Everything points in that direction right now. . . . I know Jackie, as tough a kid as he is, will want to play soon.”

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