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Mark Kotsay Undergoes Back Surgery

Red Sox backup first baseman and outfielder Mark Kotsay reportedly had back surgery in late January to remove a displaced disk fragment. He could be out for the first month of the season.

Luckily, the Sox have a backup plan for Kotsay in Brad Wilkerson. Wilkerson signed a minor league deal with the team Tuesday, but now he’ll probably earn a spot on the major league roster at the start of the season due to the void on the bench.

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One comment for “Mark Kotsay Undergoes Back Surgery”

  1. a-fraud is only sorry now,” because he was caught ”. where was he before knowingly he was taken drugs that he knew all about. you can’t tell me he didn’t know what he was putting in his body without asking what it was . sorry i don’t buy it. baseball fan

    Posted by p cara | February 10, 2009, 1:01 pm

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