Will Middlebrooks has the talent to be a key part of the Boston Red Sox, but injuries are slowly causing the third baseman to become the forgotten man on the team.
Middlebrooks’ right-handed power used to be what set him apart from the rest of the roster, but the Red Sox have since acquired more of that. Now, he could be in trouble despite all of his potential.
Middlebrooks will definitely produce at some point in his young career, and the Red Sox are likely worried that if they don’t wait for him to prove he can stay healthy, he could end up producing for someone else.
Check out Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe’s take in the video above.
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