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Junichi Tazawa Visiting Dr. James Andrews

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Everybody freak out! The Red Sox have announced that Junichi Tazawa is in Alabama to see renowned and feared orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews for a right elbow examination.

While trips to Dr. Andrews are never good news, they do not guarantee an injury. Josh Beckett visited Andrews a little under a week before he started his next game in 2008, for instance.

Tazawa had been ineffective in 7 innings for the Sox in spring training, allowing 8 runs on 10 hits, including 5 homers.