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Will Middlebrooks fields balls at SS

Updated: June 1, 2012, 11:14 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- A few weeks ago, Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine asked upper management whether rookie Will Middlebrooks could play another position other than third base.

The manager was told the prospect was strictly a third baseman.

That could change, however, with Dustin Pedroia sidelined with a thumb injury. Middlebrooks was taking ground balls at shortstop Thursday afternoon at Fenway Park. He also was working on double-play feeds with Mike Aviles, the Red Sox's regular ...

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