Pedro Ciriaco, surprise sensation

Bobby V has to consider keeping Sox spring star on Opening Day roster

Updated: March 29, 2012, 9:54 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- His given name is Pedro, but for the purposes of this column he can be called only one thing: Caramba! Ciriaco.

Roll it off your tongue once, and you'll understand why.

Ka-RUM-bah! Cee-REE-ah-coe.

We dare say that if Pedro Ciriaco's mother, back in the Dominican Republic, had been able to foresee 26 years ago the things her son would do in Boston Red Sox's camp this spring, she might have altered his birth certificate then and there.

Caramba! ...

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