Adrian Gonzalez singles in spring debut

Originally Published: March 12, 2011
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Boston Red Sox fans got their first look at new first baseman Adrian Gonzalez in game action Saturday afternoon, although if they turned away for a moment, they might have missed his first hit. Gonzalez swung at the first pitch he saw, an above-the-belt fastball from Florida Marlins ace Josh Johnson, and lined a single over the head of shortstop Donnie Murphy and into left-center field.

Just over five months since undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum in his non-throwing ...

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