Found April 19, 2012 on New England Sports React:

Will Middlebrooks has proven he’s the future at 3rd base this past spring. However, there’s no room up in the Majors for him with Youkilis and Gonzalez patrolling the corner bases. However that hasn’t stopped Middlebrooks to prove his worth in Triple-A. He’s already up to 16 RBIs on the young season. Has hit 5 multiple hit games in his past 6 games. And has 4 HRs in the last 6 games. His batting average is .365 and only second to Pedro Ciriaco. Hopefully he will continue to thrive at Triple-A and earn a call up to Boston in which they need help!

What to make of this= Middlebrooks is ready for MLB after getting used to AAA pitching. This makes Youkilis expendable and maybe with the whole Bobby Valentine situation maybe a changing of guard at 3rd base might be in order.


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