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Edes seems to suggest that maybe Pedroia thinks this one was Ells' fault, but given where the ball ended up relative to Pedroia, I'm not so sure. It is, definitely, one that needs to be caught, however.
One of the more rarely mentioned stories so far this year is the struggle Daniel Bard seems to be going through. Of course, his peripherals are just fine, but still.
Given the risk of injury, I'm not sure I wouldn't rather Youkilis be avoiding this record. But if he's gotta crowd the plate, he's gotta crowd the plate.
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It's not a good thing that Bartolo Colon is locking down opposing lineups.