Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/20/13
The Guru Contributing Writer The Red Sox and Twins went into a rain delay at 4:30 yesterday afternoon with the Red Sox leading 3-1 in the bottom of the seventh as they looked to sweep the Twinkies in the Twin Cities. Three hours later, after a Bruins win, a viewing of The Sandlot and Hall of Fame "hitting tips" from Jim Rice on NESN that included using "mom's broom" to hit "bottle tops" on the "railroad tracks", the Sox returned to the field focused and finished off the Twins 5-1.  So, what's a professional baseball player do exactly while waiting around for the longest delay in Twins history to end? "Watched 'The Sandlot'", John Lackey said. "Hadn't seen that in a while, so that was solid." Solid? Sure Lackey has changed a lot, but has he suddenly transformed into Shaft? Who says solid? Maybe Jim Rice does as he hits bottle caps in front of trains. "That was solid contact. Hey, what's that light?" Shane Victorino was up for a little on-field fun. I would love to see @davido...
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