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#RedSox catcher David Ross on the injury he suffered on Tuesday when he collided with Will Middlebrooks:
“Obviously I’m a little sore, but I think I just jammed the top of knee. The top of my kneecap’s pretty sore, some swelling in there. If I wasn’t a catcher I think I’d be fine. But the squatting is a little sore. I couldn’t get up there in case a ball was in the dirt and stop it from going to the backstop or anything.
“It happened so fast, I didn’t even watch the replay, everybody told me my shin guard as I hit the ground, kind of folded over and my knee hit the dirt pretty hard. So it was right on top of my knee. I don’t know. It was kind of funny. They said there was no real angle where you could actually see it. But probably just jammed it into the ground pretty hard. I might need to watch what I eat a little bit. There’s a lot of weight going down on these knees.”