Found August 27, 2013 on RedSoxLife:
Carl Crawford tries on an ill-fitting cap in this file photo. Jan-Christian Sorensen Contributing Writer This past weekend, Boston won its three-game series against the Dodgers and one-upped Carl Crawford in the bargain — at least temporarily. Crawford, who was traded to L.A. alongside Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Nick Punto in a $250 million salary dump one year ago, lamented in the L.A. Times before the series that playing in Boston was “Just a bad experience.” “I want to win all three games. Bad,” said the former Red Sox outfielder. He also told ESPNLosAngeles.com that his time in Boston “…was one of the toughest times in my life… It definitely was one of the best things that ever happened to me in my life to be traded here.” Most members of Red Sox Nation would likely second that emotion, Carl. While Crawford made a huge splash in being lured away from Tampa Bay — where he had been a thorn in Boston’s side for many years — and signing a seven-year, $142-million deal wit
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