Found June 09, 2013 on NESN.com:
Jackie Bradley Jr. went hitless in his final eight at-bats before being optioned back to Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday. The 23-year-old still made some strides in his second big league call-up, though. Bradley, who hit .097 (3-for-31) while up with Boston in April, hit .250 (4-for-16) after being recalled at the end of May. He even smacked his first major league home run in the Red Sox’ 17-5 win over the Rangers on Tuesday, and he notched his first career multi-hit game with a 3-for-5 effort against the Yankees on June 1. “It’s an improvement,” Bradley said of his second big league stint. “I’m getting better. Just go down there [to Triple-A], get back to work, do the same thing, the usual, and keep getting better.” Bradley has had no problem feasting on minor league pitching, both this year and in previous years. He hit .315 with a .430 on-base percentage in 128 games split between High-A and Double-A last season, and he is hitting .354 with a .457 on-base percentage in 20 Triple-A...
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