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Their potent offense might power them through the regular season, but will the bullpen be the black hole that sinks them come the playoffs?

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Look, it is hard to hit the panic button on a team that has already won 88 games on August 21st, but to say that there weren’t some sweaty palms among Red Sox fans after their hometown team dropped their second straight game against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night by the score of 6-3, would be the baseball equivalent...
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Is Sale’s second trip to the DL in less than a week something that could derail the Red Sox historical season?

By Kevin Flanagan           BSD Senior Staff Writer To steal a phrase from Boston sports talk radio maven WEEI’s Glenn Ordway, are you “a-scared” Red Sox fans now that staff ace – and likely the key to capping a season for the ages with a World Series title – Chris Sale has found his way to the disabled list for the second time in less than...
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Sale quickly approaching Pedro as must watch pitchers for the Red Sox

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer From the day he made his first start at Fenway Park on April 11th in 1998, Pedro Martinez was appointment viewing for Red Sox fans.  Sox fans across New England could tell you off the top of their heads when the dominant Dominican’s next turn was in the rotation on any given day.  And if you needed a bathroom break...
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New leadership – both on and off the field – have made the Red Sox fun to watch again

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Four months into his first full season at the helm of the Boston Red Sox and rookie manager Alex Cora has made the team that calls Fenway Park home fun again.  His laid-back persona and smiling demeanor during almost all of his press conferences – few wouldn’t be beaming most days if they were skippering the best team in baseball...
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