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Crawford springs for lunch for Rays

Posted on: December 22, 2010 2:26 pm
Edited on: December 22, 2010 2:35 pm
 
Carl Crawford Carl Crawford didn't forget those that helped him sign a seven-year, $142-million deal with the Red Sox. On Wednesday, Crawford arranged for a barbecue meal for about 150 Tampa Bay Rays employees at Tropicana Field, the St. Petersburg Times reports .

Crawford played for nine seasons with the Rays before leaving as a free agent.

Sometimes we forget how many people work behind the scenes for a major league franchise. And while many are seasonal workers and weren't there to enjoy the bounty, it was still a really nice gesture on the part of Crawford, who can certainly afford a nice meal for folks who have helped him along the way.

Crawford has long been noted as one of the good guys in baseball, and this certainly doesn't hurt that image.

-- C. Trent Rosecrans

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Since: Oct 7, 2011
Posted on: October 20, 2011 12:53 am
 

Crawford springs for lunch for Rays

Many thanks anytime so to suit your needs individually bit of producing.Critically many thanks! Impressive.



Since: Apr 20, 2008
Posted on: December 23, 2010 5:32 am
 

Crawford springs for lunch for Rays

Hey baseballguy, that was a nice thing to say. I am not surprised,though. You have #2 at shortstop. This man is the epitome of class acts. No one has ever worn the pinstripes with more class,dignity or pride than Derek Jeter.  Trust me, as a sox fan,I have followed this rivalry for 46 years.



Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: December 22, 2010 9:22 pm
 

Crawford springs for lunch for Rays

BBQ'ing for a 100 - 150 people is the least the man can do, seeing that he now makes what? half of what the Rays payroll is by him self? When it comes down to it he still left the franchise for there rival just to make a buck, this might sit good with the staff...but it won't with the fans I'm guessing.



Since: May 7, 2010
Posted on: December 22, 2010 7:28 pm
 

Crawford springs for lunch for Rays

Crawford is a good player and sounds like a class act. Great pick up for the Sox.




Since: Dec 21, 2010
Posted on: December 22, 2010 7:23 pm
 

Crawford springs for lunch for Rays

Class act! Welcome to Boston! Now go beat the Yankees.



Since: Dec 7, 2010
Posted on: December 22, 2010 5:25 pm
 

Crawford springs for lunch for Rays

Nicely done Carl Crawford !   



Since: Feb 10, 2009
Posted on: December 22, 2010 3:43 pm
 

Crawford springs for lunch for Rays

HAHAHA. You dillusional Bo Sux fans are hilarious!!!  What's the payroll for "The Sux" gonna be in 2011, genius, 150M?

You are just a hater cause Da Yanks win more than The Sux.

Hater, The Sux are playing the same game the Da Yanks are.

Wake up!





Since: Aug 13, 2009
Posted on: December 22, 2010 3:29 pm
 

Crawford springs for lunch for Rays

Welcome to Boston Carl, another significant thing that helped his mage was the fact that he did not sign with the evil empire. Carl Crawford is going to be a large part of the run Boston is going to put forth over the next 5-7 years with guys like Pedroia, Youk, Adrain Gonsalves, Jacoby Ellsbury, Clay Bucholz, Daniel bard & Jon Lester, with the other other guys like Inglesias coming up the ranks the Red sox have set themselves up for the future by adding young talent instaed of old talent like they have in the past which will actually allow them to free more money up over the next couple years as guys like Ortiz, JD Drew, Marco Scutaro & Mike Cameron leave. This will allow them to continue to add the younger big names as they become free agents.



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