Middlebrooks intent on max impact

Updated: March 7, 2014, 11:56 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- This was a bold statement from a young player who is viewed mostly through the prism of his potential as a hitter, a right-handed slugger capable of hitting 25 to 30 home runs a season.

"I want to win a Gold Glove," Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks said Friday. "I want to help us win any way that I can."

The left side of the Red Sox infield is in transition. Gifted shortstop Jose Iglesias was traded away. Veteran Stephen Drew turned down a $14.1 ...

Read full story


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.