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Despite the lip service from the Sox, the mandate to cut payroll will sink hopes of contention for years to come

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Less than a year removed from the “greatest Red Sox team ever" that finished the season with a franchise high 108 regular season wins and stomped on the best teams in baseball to win their fourth World Series Championship under this current ownership group, John Henry and the best of the brass that populate the most important offices at Fenway...
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Plainly put – the next general manager/president of baseball operations for the Red Sox is porked

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Talk about going from the penthouse to the outhouse.  Just a little over a year ago the Red Sox seemed as if they were on the verge of opening a run where they could be in a position to be the team to beat in the American League for the foreseeable future, and multiple World Series titles were almost certainly in their...
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Seasoned Boston baseball fans know any hope of a September run by the Sox is borderline silly

By Kevin Flanagan           BSD Senior Staff Writer Let’s face it, for the better half of August and heading towards Labor Day Weekend, more Boston area sports fans have been more interested in what former Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski short-term future had in store  – and after what I heard earlier this week I would use a capital “F” in the spelling of future to describe...
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The Red Sox message to Mookie this offseason should be a simple one, take the money or we are moving on

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer As the Red Sox rested prior to a three-game weekend set at Fenway Park against the Orioles on Thursday, WEEI’s Rob Bradford took a rather disturbing rickshaw ride with the Boston Globe’s Alex Speier to discuss his new book “Hometown” that hit the store shelves earlier this week. During their odd journey around the Fens the subject of Mookie Betts...
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