The Red Sox rookie, who grew up just over a half-an-hour away from The Ballpark in Arlington, went 6-for-12 in Boston’s three-game set with the Rangers, logging two hits in each game including his 12th home run of the season on Wednesday night.
But for Middlebrooks, the only numbers that matter are the number of wins in the standings.
“It was a decent series, but we lost two-of-three. We’re here to win games,” said Middlebrooks following Boston’s 5-3 loss on Wednesday.
Still, he enjoyed having numerous family and friends in the stands as he played his first games in Texas since high school; especially since they got to see him go yard "
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