Middlebrooks Shines In Texas Homecoming

July 26, 2012 12:00 AM
Middlebrooks Shines In Texas Homecoming
" BOSTON (CBS) – Will Middlebrooks returned to his home state of Texas this week, and put on a show for family and friends.

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.

Middlebrooks Postgame: 

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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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