Tag:Mark Kotsay
Posted on: October 6, 2008 5:50 pm
Edited on: October 6, 2008 8:38 pm

Red Sox replace Lowell on playoff roster

Mike Lowell struggled through Game 3 of the American League Division Series, and the Red Sox took him off their playoff roster before Monday's Game 4. Infielder Gil Velazquez replaces Lowell, who now can't be added back to the roster if the Red Sox advance to the American League Championship Series.

Lowell, who has been bothered by a right hip strain since late in the regular season, would be eligible to return for the World Series.

Lowell played in two of the four games against the Angels, going  0-for-8 with three strikeouts.

With Lowell out, Kevin Youkilis starts at third base for the Red Sox, with Mark Kotsay at first base.

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