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Sox winning in spite of wobbly outfield

Updated: June 24, 2010, 2:51 PM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | ESPN Stats and Information

Think of it as what could have happened.

In 1992, the Boston Red Sox began the season with high hopes for their outfield. Mike Greenwell was coming off yet another .300 season. Ellis Burks finally looked healthy entering his prime. And after a torrid six-week stint to end 1991, Phil Plantier appeared destined to become the club's next great power hitter.

It wasn't to be. Burks and Greenwell saw injuries end their seasons in June. Plantier landed in Pawtucket by August.

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