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Jackie Bradley Jr. causing a stir

Red Sox rookie opens eyes around baseball, but his mom and dad saw it coming

Updated: April 1, 2013, 12:32 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- The call came while she was driving on I-85 near Petersburg, Va., outside of Richmond, just a few minutes from home. Alfreda Hagans planned to make a quick stop there, then head for Good Friday services at the Full Gospel Holy Temple of Petersburg, where she is an ordained evangelist.

The voice on the phone belonged to the elder of her two boys.

"Mom," Jackie Bradley Jr. said, "I'm going up. I made the major league team."

"I started screaming," Alfreda Hagans ...

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