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Losing Lester just another example of how the Sox are lost under Lucchino

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Correspondent images (2)By now it is an old and tired story, Jon Lester, who was appearing at the Boston Baseball Writers dinner last January, publicly spoke the two words that ultimately led to his departure from the Red Sox for good last night, when he signed a 6 year, $155 million contract with Theo...
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Red Sox make a splash, but do they know how to swim?

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Correspondent th (1)For those who were looking for general manager Ben Cherington and the Red Sox to make a splash in free agency this winter, today is your lucky day.  If the multiple reports are true – and there is no reason to believe otherwise – the Sox GM has deals in place for...
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Lucchino says Sox not rebuilding just reloading, here’s a 3 step plan to do just that

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Correspondent images (2)In a piece that appeared in the Boston Herald written by Justin Barrasso on Friday, Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino is adamant that the Sox are not in a rebuilding mode and that they expect to be competitive next season. Barrasso writes, “We don’t believe in long-term rebuilding projects,” said...
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Bradley’s failure sits squarely on Sox

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Correspondent  download (39)Just 18 months ago Jackie Bradley Jr. was a shining beacon in the sea of abyss the Red Sox had become following the chicken and beer ending of 2011 and the calamity that was the Bobby Valentine run squad in 2012.  While the September swoon in ’11 cost manager Terry Francona...
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