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Red Sox prospect has special moment

Updated: March 22, 2011, 8:03 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- It was one of those small but special moments that happen only in spring training, when a kid wearing a Boston Red Sox uniform with No. 94 on his back gets to tell a story, and collect a keepsake.

It's about the day that a kid named Shannon Wilkerson was summoned to pinch hit for David Ortiz, stepped into the batter's box against Roy Halladay, and went home with a broken bat as a souvenir.

"That's something out of a dream," Wilkerson said after Monday's ...

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