Bradley has a.237 career average with 40 homers and 172 RBIs in 398 career games with the Red Sox. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said before Monday's series finale that he didn't think the injury was anything of "major effect", but the club obviously wants to be careful so that the ailment doesn't become a long-term issue. He was able to walk off and seemed OK, but manager John Farrell said before Sunday's game that Bradley was dealing with some soreness and swelling, so he had an MRI.
Center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr., however, will be out.
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Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, in Cleveland.
Update: MRI revealed a sprained ligament in Bradley Jr.'s knee.. "I feel a lot better", he said Sunday. "Everything points in that direction right now".
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However, the injury ended up being serious enough to make the roster move.
Jennings says Andrew Benintendi will "likely" play center in place of Bradley Jr. "I think that's why they want the doctors to see it to kind of determine how much leeway they're going to let me have".
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The injury isn't expected the sideline Bradley for long, so the hope is that he'll be ready to return as soon as he's eligible.