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Sox prospect Bradley full of promise

Updated: January 12, 2013, 8:18 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

Shagging fly balls in the outfield is often the most desultory aspect of batting practice, a task typically assigned to indifferent pitchers. During spring training last year, Bobby Valentine excused Red Sox pitchers even of that exercise, opting for a pickup afterward.

Then there is the approach taken by Red Sox outfield prospect Jackie Bradley Jr., whose gung-ho style in the field during BP was called "power shagging" by Sox director of player development Ben Crockett at the team's rookie ...

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