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Will Middlebrooks to DL with fractured finger; Red Sox recall Brock Holt

05.17.14 at 3:55 pm ET

The Red Sox have placed Will Middlebrooks on the disabled list with a fractured finger and recalled Brock Holt.

Middlebrooks suffered the injury when he took a line drive off his right index finger in the first inning of Boston’s 1-0 loss to Detroit on Friday. He went 0-for-2 with a strikeout in that game before being pinch-hit for in the seventh inning.

On the season, Middlebrooks is hitting .197/.305/.324 with two homers and nine RBI in 21 games.

Holt has played seven games for the Red Sox this season, going 8-for-23 with a triple and four RBI.

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