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Lowrie progressing well in rehab

Lowrie progressing well in rehab

Lowrie progressing well in rehab
BOSTON -- Jed Lowrie went 1-for-3 in the second game of his Minor League rehab assignment Tuesday, and appears to be nearing a return to the Red Sox.

Lowrie, who played shortstop on Monday, served as the DH.

He will work out with the Red Sox on Wednesday, and go back to Triple-A Pawtucket for two more games, Thursday and Friday.

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"He lined out twice last night, which is good," said Red Sox manager Terry Francona. "He played three innings. He knew he was going to get two at-bats. He got three at-bats today. He'll report to us tomorrow and have a work day, and then he'll go back and get a little more stretched out on Thursday. The one thing we've probably got to do before we activate him is get him to play a nine-inning game. It doesn't have to be Thursday."

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