Boston Red Sox shortstop Julio Lugo kicks his right leg while working out prior to Friday's game against the New York Yankees in Fort Myers, Fla., Friday March 13, 2009. According to manager Terry Francona, Lugo later left during the first inning of the game with soreness in his knee

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Julio Lugo: "I'm worried. Every time you have something hurt, you're worried because I know I'm the type, when something bothers me, when I say something, I'm in pain. Otherwise I'm not going to complain to pain. If you see me coming out, I'm hurting."

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