Crawford ready for fresh start in L.A.

Updated: February 17, 2013, 7:18 PM ET
Associated Press

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Injuries, inconsistency and the spotlight of playing in Boston weighed on Carl Crawford, even had him doubting himself for the first time in his career.

It also made him question why he ever left Tampa Bay to sign a $142 million, seven-year contract with the Red Sox.

"You hear a lot of talk about how I just wanted money," Crawford said. "At some point, you just wondered if you made the right decision."

After bottoming out, Crawford feels as though he ...

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