Found April 27, 2012 on
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For some odd reason during Friday night's 10-3 win over the Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox skipper Bobby Valentine decided that he was going to play batboy and give his catcher Kelly Shoppach a new bat.
It didn't work out too well for Shoppach as he struck out during the at-bat.
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