Bill Hall surprising even himself

Red Sox supersub making the most of his opportunities

Updated: August 12, 2010, 12:05 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

TORONTO -- The Laser Show is days away from returning. Dustin Pedroia is scheduled to relaunch on Tuesday, 7½ weeks after he fouled a ball off his left foot, fracturing it.

Bill Hall understands, then, that his days of showing up at the ballpark and finding his name on the Boston Red Sox lineup card, especially at second base, are numbered. But in the meantime, he's launching balls at a rate he hasn't known since he was the young infielder hitting twice as many home runs as Pedroia ...

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