Red Sox: hope springs eternal

There's a 4" x 3" piece of paper held by magnet on my refrigerator door. The paper is yellow. It's the American League standing from the first days of the 2015 season.  Boston was at the top of the East division, with an .800 record.  It had won four and lost one game. The scrap was …

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Red Sox: last to first to worst

A ten-game losing streak.  The worst in decades. A string of injuries as long as your sore arm. Still, it's too soon to panic.  At least, that's what I keep telling myself. We’re still weeks away from my All Star game marker, when I traditionally worry when the Red Sox record is too good, setting us up …

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Re Red Sox: I was wrong

Please pass the salt and pepper.  I'm about to eat some crow.  Last July, I wrote how nervous I was when the Red Sox were in first place at the All Star break.  Looking back over 20 years' records, I was pessimistic that the home team could sustain the performance that found them in first …

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