Unfortunately forMatt it will be another long thankless season of separation. And with the baby on the way, the chances of a road trip are not looking good.
On a brighter note, he did bounce back a bit last year. Could it be possible that without the burden of playing in Fenway Park, Ben could recapture the energy and spirit that won him the Rookie of the Year award just 6 years ago. He is still only 28.
Did you know: A September call-up by the A's in 1997, Grieve hit three doubles and drove in five runs in his major league debut against San Francisco.
Hell that equaled the output of nearly his entire 2003 season.