Cody Ross' injury was devestating for the Red Sox at the time, when he went down two weeks ago. But now the outfielder almost looks like surplus for a team cruising behind strong outfield play.

Even with the strong play, Ross looks ready to make a return to the Boston lineup a lot sooner than the 4-6 weeks orginally forecasted.

Ross' return would be huge for the Sox, and Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe weighed in on Ross, Daisuke Matsuzaka and the rest of the Red Sox on the shelf.

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