Mike Petraglia, WEEI.com:
Initial physical tests at Fenway indicated the left-hander might have avoided serious structural damage, including a major injury to the ulnar collateral ligament (also known as the Tommy John ligament) in the elbow.Jarrod Saltalamacchia:
I was just focused on catching the pitch, but then I looked out there and noticed he was clutching the elbow in some pain. He said he felt something pop in there and ... a burning ... [I]t's always scary when it's the elbow.Daniel Bard:
I think Rich is OK, from what I heard ... They think it was just scar tissue that popped. Hopefully, that's the case and hopefully, he's OK. ...Terry Francona:
Just on his cursory examination, he actually looked OK, which is good. ... Hopefully, we'll know a little more tonight.Hill has not allowed a run in eight innings of work this year. Dating back to last year, he has not allowed a run in any of his 15 appearances (12 innings) for the Red Sox.