2006 – Indians first baseman Ben Broussard has himself a career day at the plate as he hits a pair of home runs and drives in eight in a 15-3 route at home versus the Boston Red Sox. The left-handed hitter wasted no time in running up his personal tally, hitting a grand slam in the first inning off of Boston’s Josh Beckett after the Red Sox starter gave up back-to-back walks...
Back in 2006, the Indians had the bright idea of a first base platoon of Ben Broussard and the 36-year old right-handed free agent signee Eduardo Perez. All credit to the great Anthony Castrovince, now of MLB.com and formerly at Indians.com, who came up with perhaps the greatest nickname in baseball platoon history: Benuardo. The Benuardo experience left us all hollow. Perez lasted...
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