Cody Ross, meet The Green Monster

Fenway's signature feature could make Boston's new outfielder a big hit

Updated: March 31, 2012, 2:57 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Three days before the Red Sox break camp in Florida, and Larry Lucchino couldn't help himself.

"I rarely make predictions in spring training," the Red Sox CEO said Friday, "but I will predict Cody Ross will become a fan favorite in Boston. For his style of play, particularly his zest for the game, and for how well he's fit in with this team, in a 'Dirt Dog' way."

Lucchino neglected to mention one other attribute Ross has displayed this spring that surely ...

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