Newsflash: Carl Crawford didn’t enjoy his time in Boston.
Crawford, who was traded to the Dodgers last August, has made it perfectly clear on multiple occasions that he wasn’t happy while playing for the Red Sox. Crawford recently spoke to USA Today, and he again hammered home just how miserable he was during his season and a half in Boston.
“I don’t think I smiled in two years,” Crawford said, according to USA Today. “I was just frowning. I started growing gray hairs on my face from the stress and everything for two years straight.”
Crawford hit just .255 with 11 home runs, 56 RBIs and a .289 on-base percentage in 130 games in 2011 after inking a seven-year, $142 million contract with the Red Sox. His lack of production, injury problems and massive contract all led to the outfielder falling out of favor among much of the team’s fan base.
Crawford was particularly frustrated with the way he was treated by the media, saying that the media loves to see people miserable. The 31-year-ol...