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It's hard to keep Kotsay's bat in check

By Chris Forsberg
Globe Staff / October 11, 2008

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He's an accidental hero, particularly after an accidental swing. Mark Kotsay wasn't supposed to be a starter when the Red Sox acquired him from Atlanta Aug. 27. Listed as an outfielder on the Red Sox' postseason roster, he's not supposed to be playing first base. And Kotsay wasn't supposed to swing at a first-pitch fastball during ... (Full article: 685 words)

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