• Cherington: Bradley still in mix for roster spot

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 22, 2013
    "We haven't made any decisions," said general manager Ben Cherington. What would it mean to Bradley to make the team? "Special," Bradley said. "The standard for a really talented young player like him, someone who we feel strongly is going to be a really good everyday player in the big leagues at some point, the standard for a player like that should be that the opportunity in the big leagues is an everyday opportunity," Cherington said. There's nobody that's in camp now that isn't somehow in the mix. The reason why Boston's No. 2 prospect is now in the mix something that seemed inconceivable when camp opened is that the Red Sox will open the season without the left-handed bats of David Ortiz and Stephen Drew. "I don't know that it makes much sense for a guy like that to be on the team if he's not in an everyday [player] or close to an everyday role, but that's getting ahead of ourselves.
    Source: MLB.com
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