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Carl Crawford Suffers Left Hamstring Strain, Leaves Game In First

Carl Crawford suffered a left hamstring strain running out an infield single in the first inning of the Boston Red Sox' win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night at Fenway Park.

Immediately after suffering the injury, Crawford talked with the Red Sox' training staff and limped off the field.

"They're just going to see how I feel tomorrow and then go from there," Crawford said. "I iced it a few times and I've got to wear this thing around my thigh tonight, and hopefully that'll make it feel better tomorrow." (via WEEI)

Crawford had an MRI during the game, revealing a Grade 1 hamstring strain, which is the mildest. Terry Francona said that the team will wait until Saturday to see how Crawford responds to initial treatment.

In 67 games with the Red Sox, Crawford is batting .243 with six home runs, 31 RBI and eight steals.

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