However, a heckling fan nearly ruined the evening for him.
“Talking about that guy, he actually called me a racial slur to begin the game. He was the only one I had a problem with,” Crawford said of a fan behind home plate at the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester. “People in Boston don’t even do that. So I don’t know what that was about. It’s not that bad in Boston, like that.”
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For the most part, Crawford heard chirps about being overpaid and overrated. After signing a seven-year, $142 million deal prior to last season, and batting just .255 in 130 games, Crawford understands those taunts "
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Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford (elbow/wrist) has been removed from his minor league rehab assignment with a mild left groin strain. ... He went 1 for 4 with a double and run scored for the Sea Dogs Friday night. Overall, he's 4 for 19 with two ...Read more