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Jose Iglesias Scores his First MLB Run…

Posted by Strobl on May 10, 2011

Iglesias' first MLB run (Townson/ AP)

It’s the eleventh inning, and Joe West is still a jackass.

Ok, so that has little to do with anything, but this guy needs to go.¬† He’s a blight on the game.¬† In the recent Twins-Sox series, both Ron Gardenhire¬†and Terry Francona¬†were ejected.¬† I know we all like to complain about the ump, but Joe West is a joke.¬† And a lousy official to boot.

Back to the point.¬† Carl Crawford is hitting .361 in May and had his second walkoff¬†hit of the year on Monday.¬† He scored Jose Iglesias from first- it was the 21 year old’s first major league run.¬† This is big news.

You should read about it in this entertaining article.

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On Carl Crawford

Posted by Strobl on May 4, 2011

Meric/ Getty images

So the Red Sox have a phenomenal talent in Carl Crawford.¬† We all get that.¬† Slow start or no, this guy is a stud.¬† He’s got speed, swings a solid bat, and is a major defensive upgrade (remember Manny in left?¬† Please.)

But the fact is, Boston doesn’t have a natural place for him in the batting order.¬† Where can the team hit this guy that makes sense?¬† Take a look at this post and see if you agree…

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