Andrew Miller injury: Red Sox P hurts foot, gets X-rays


The Red Sox could have to go without one of their best relievers for a while.

Red Sox reliever Andrew Miller suffered a left foot injury Saturday in the seventh inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels, reports John Tomase of the Boston Herald.

The left-handed pitcher went for X-rays, but the results have not been made public as of Sunday morning.

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Red Sox manager John Farrell told the Boston Herald that the injury is believed to be to the top of the foot, and it is not an Achilles injury.

On a night in which not much went right for the Red Sox, Miller injured the foot dodging a line drive, after which he stumbled and turned his foot awkwardly while trying to back up home plate.

Miller, 28, has an ERA of 2.64 in 30⅔ innings for the Red Sox this year. The once-promising starting pitching prospect has become one of the better relievers in the Red Sox bullpen.

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