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Sox welcome back shortstop Gonzalez

Alex Gonzalez was hitting just .210 with the Reds, but the Red Sox were more interested in his defensive reputation. Alex Gonzalez was hitting just .210 with the Reds, but the Red Sox were more interested in his defensive reputation. (Jed Jacobsohn/ Getty Images)
By Adam Kilgore
Globe Staff / August 15, 2009

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ARLINGTON, Texas - In 2006, Alex Gonzalez played the kind of shortstop for the Red Sox that makes people remember. He made seven errors in 475 chances, the best fielding percentage (.985) in the American League, and he did not need to sacrifice flash for consistency. (Full article: 754 words)

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