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Chris Young replaces Eduardo Nunez on the Red Sox playoff roster

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The Boston Red Sox have replaced Eduardo Nunez on their ALDS roster with Chris Young.

Boston had to request approval for the move and MLB approved it. In the unlikely event Nunez is able to play again this year, it will not be until a theoretical Red Sox World Series, as injury-replaced players have to sit out the following playoff series as well.Really, though, based on how much pain Nunez appeared to be in when he was carried off the field yesterday afternoon, this will not be an issue. How injured he is will be determined after he has an MRI.

Young batted .235/.322/.387 with seven homers in 90 games this year.

Dustin Fowler is suing the White Sox over an outfield collision

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Tom Schuba of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that Athletics outfielder Dustin Fowler has filed suit against the White Sox for negligence. Fowler sustained a season-ending injury during a collision at Guaranteed Rate Field last June and is also bringing the lawsuit against the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority agency, as neither party took measures to secure the ballpark’s unpadded electrical box that exacerbated his injuries.

The 22-year-old outfielder was just two outs into his major league debut with the Yankees when the incident occurred. Fowler tracked a Jose Abreu foul ball down the first base line and flipped over the short railing. He was noticeably limping after colliding with a knee-high electrical box at the wall and collapsed to the ground within seconds before being carted off the field.

The official diagnosis: a ruptured patellar tendon and season-ending surgery on his right knee. Per Schuba’s report, which can be read here in full, Fowler has claimed “‘severe and permanent’ external and internal injuries, as well as mental pain and anguish” following the collision.

No specific demands have been publicized yet. Fowler is said to be seeking money from both the White Sox and the Sports Facilities Authority, likely enough to cover the “large sums” he spent on medical care for the surgery and related treatments.