Uehara was hit by a line drive off the bat of
"I consider my whole body to be the glove once I release the ball," Uehara told reporters in Detroit after the game.
Although initial X-rays were negative, Uehara returned to Boston ahead of the team for more tests. The team said Monday that he was diagnosed with a non-displaced distal radius fracture in his right wrist.
A Red Sox spokesman said Monday that Uehara will be placed on the disabled list. The 40-year-old native of Japan, who made the All-Star Game last year, is expected to make a full recovery.
Uehara was the closer for Boston's 2013 World Series championship team, getting the final outs in the Game 6 clincher against the
The team is expected to rely on