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Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara missed a mound appearance against the New York Yankees Friday due to stiffness in his right shoulder, manager John Farrell revealed the same day.

A decision on the next course of action will be made once his condition is better known. The Red Sox beat the Yankees 4-2 the same day with Edward Mujica finishing in the ninth. Junji Tazawa got four big outs as the setup man.

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