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Big step for Anderson

Prospect savors his promotion

After striking out in his first major league at-bat, Lars Anderson nearly beat the throw to first baseman Carlos Pena after the third strike got away from Rays catcher Kelly Shoppach. After striking out in his first major league at-bat, Lars Anderson nearly beat the throw to first baseman Carlos Pena after the third strike got away from Rays catcher Kelly Shoppach. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / September 7, 2010

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When Lars Anderson called his parents Sunday night, neither was anywhere near a cellphone. His mother was at a picnic, his father at a softball game. So no one answered Anderson’s call, the one letting them know he had been promoted to the major leagues for the first time. They finally found out at 9 p.m. local time in California, ... (Full article: 1247 words)

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