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Cameron comes with offensive quirks

Strikeouts, fly balls may frustrate Red Sox fans, but he's proved he can hit

Updated: March 4, 2010, 4:43 PM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | Special to ESPNBoston.com

As part of the defensive overhaul that took place on Yawkey Way this winter, Mike Cameron was brought to Boston for his glove. But how will his offensive contributions be received?

By no means is Cameron a slouch with the bat. With 265 home runs and 296 stolen bases, he's one of six active players with at least 250 of both. He has a realistic shot at joining the elite 300-300 club that currently has just six members.

Cameron is also remarkably consistent, a near-lock ...

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