Carl Crawford Scratched From Sox Game Because Of Stomach Virus

Stomach virus sidelines Tampa Bay's Crawford

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – All-Star outfielder Carl Crawford

was scratched from Tampa Bay's starting lineup up against Boston on

Friday night because of a stomach virus.

Matt Joyce started in left field for the Rays and batted ninth.

Crawford is batting .297 with 14 homers and 68 RBIs. He is

second in the major leagues with 41 stolen bases.


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