The Red Sox will soon open the clubhouse to the media, and more information will become available on Josh Beckett's oblique injury. The Sox said Sunday night that Beckett, who hurt himself Friday while throwing a bullpen session, will be able to pitch Game Three of the ALDS on Sunday.
However, a strained oblique tends to sideline a player for longer than a week. The Sox have had four oblique injuries in the last two years, and the average amount of time missed was three to four weeks:
Mike Lowell -- Sidelined from August 12-September 5, 2008. Missed 19 games.