The list of former Red Sox players joining the current squad at Spring Training just added another fan-favorite; former third baseman and '07 World Series MVP, Mike Lowell. According to Lowell, Pedroia sent him the invitation, to which he delightedly accepted. Pedroia seems to really be accepting his role as the leader of this ballclub, which they seriously need.
Anyways, Boston.com reported that Lowell readily showed up in his No.25 jersey, very excited to share some wisdom with the enthusiastic 24-year-old Will Middlebrooks. Lowell also spent some time with the media, explaining what exactly he was doing with the young star:
"Pedroia mentioned to Will that we have good reputation of turning double plays. Spoke to him and (infield coach) Brian Butterfield this morning. Maybe something I say may trigger doing something better on his part. He's very impressive. He has the makings of being an outstanding player," Lowell said.
Lowell said offensively "the ball sounds different co...