Quote to note

"I just think sometimes you can't just look at a number. There's always more to it. He's very active back there. He has some of the quickest feet you'll ever see. He isn't throwing yet like he will. I think there have been times when he has, but I think as it warms up and you get more into the season, he'll throw it more consistently better."
--Francona, on Gomes' five errors

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