Lowrie learning art of diplomacy

While fiancée tackles global relations, infielder navigates own challenges with the Sox

Updated: March 14, 2011, 6:06 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The smartest person Red Sox infielder Jed Lowrie says he ever met was featured in a national ad for scholar-athletes while still in high school. Ranked No. 1 in her class, A-plus average, student council president, yearbook editor, National Merit scholar.

He was not alone in his regard for Milessa Muchmore, who went on to earn degrees in international relations and Spanish from Stanford and a master's in public affairs and international relations from Princeton. The ...

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