Heyman On Sizemore: ‘We’re Going To See A Great Player, If Healthy’

March 18, 2014 5:22 PM
Heyman On Sizemore: ‘We’re Going To See A Great Player, If Healthy’
" BOSTON (CBS) — Grady Sizemore has been turning heads all spring down in Fort Myers, and there’s a very good chance he not only makes the Red Sox opening day roster, but is Boston’s starting center fielder when the season gets underway in less than two weeks.

CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Gresh & Zolak for his weekly chat on Tuesday, and said everyone who has watched Sizemore this spring is very impressed with the 31-year-old’s comeback after battling a vast array of injuries the last three years.

“He has really performed admirably, and it’s hard not to think of 2006-2008 when you see him play,” said Heyman, remembering the years when Sizemore was a 30-30 threat in Cleveland (he accomplished the feat in 2008). “I was only in Tampa for a couple of days, but the people who have been there all spring have been extremely impressed offensively, defensively — any way you can be impressed.”

Toucher & Rich: The Globe’s Pete Abraham On Sizemore, Sox Outfield

“He’s getting treatment every day, being cautious about it because he’s been disappointed so many times before,” said Heyman "

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