Monday, July 13, 2009
0 for 13 and 2 for 28 would have done in a lot of called-up rookies. Not Gordon Beckham. All he did was collect the game-winning knock against the cross-town rival Cubs, and go on a 12 for 21 binge to raise his average to .278. He, nor we, may ever look back. And the former University of Georgia star is becoming quite adept at his new position of third base. This kid is the 'real deal'. He will be a 'Sox favorite for a long time to come.