Quote to note

Quote to note

"I don't know. How do you know? That's part of the fun of young players. He's got a gorgeous swing. He's got tremendous bat speed. I thought he got himself into some positions, before he got sent down, where he couldn't show his bat speed. It's there. No, I think that's part of the excitement of young players is you don't know what they're going to grow into. And you can't force it. You do that, you make mistakes. So, let 'em play and see how good they get."
-- Manager Terry Francona on what type of hitter he expects Lonnie Chisenhall to be.

Mark Emery is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.