Red Sox manager surprised by pitcher’s injury comment

By | May 16, 2018

BOSTON — Red Sox manager Alex Cora said he was surprised to hear that reliever Carson Smith feels that fatigue could have contributed to his dislocated pitching shoulder.

Smith was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday.

“I don’t agree with it,” Cora said when he met the media Wednesday at Fenway Park before the team’s series finale against Oakland. “On a daily basis, we talk to pitchers and see how they feel. “If they don’t feel that they can pitch that day, we stay away from them.

“It caught me by surprise. If he felt that way, he should have talked …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News