Red Sox C Kelly Shoppach’s stolen base, and what I tweeted: Apr 7-13

Some stolen base and slide techniques demonstrated by Boston Red Sox’s new (and old*) catcher Kelly Shoppach.

Schoppach has played in more than 460 games in his 7+ year career, and has never stolen bases, nor ever caught steeling, which means this was his first attempt stealing base in his MLB career.

*He was drafted by, and a member of Red Sox till 2005 when he got traded to Indians for Coco Crisp.

Kelly Shoppach now has more stolen bases (1) than Jacoby Ellsbury (0), who is injured and may take 6-8 weeks.

He was awesome that day, though. He went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI. He also had a good day behind the plate for Josh Beckett, who pitched eight innings of one-run ball.


I been tweeting nonsense since May 19, 2007 (over 4 years, can you believe that?). I put weekly digests of my tweets on my blog, so that I can search for it quicker using my blog’s search function. I tweet awfully a lot about baseball (I am a Red Sox fan), but if you are interested, please follow me at @DaigoFuji. Here are my tweets:
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