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Jackie Bradley Jr. finding his way amid slow start

MINNEAPOLIS — The Red Sox signed 31 of the high school and college players they selected in the 2011 amateur draft. Only Jackie Bradley Jr. has played in the majors.

As his peers develop their skills and gain experience in minor league cities, largely shielded from the pressure to win and the criticism that comes with failure, Bradley is the everyday center fielder of the Red Sox.

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