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Jackie Bradley Jr. has no doubts

Red Sox rookie confident he can do job as Jacoby Ellsbury's replacement

Updated: February 26, 2014, 2:55 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Ask yourself this before you judge Jackie Bradley Jr. on the basis of 107 plate appearances in the big leagues:

Would you judge a writer on his first draft, an artist on his first sketch, an actor on his first play, a lawyer on his first case? Hey, there are folks who do, and occasionally they get it right. But you could fill a library, a museum, a theater, a courtroom with the number of times they get it wrong.

And you also could assemble a pretty good baseball ...

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