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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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Calm and cool Cora’s connection with the Sox has been record setting so far

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Halfway through the first full month of the season, the Red Sox are high atop the American League East, posting a 13-2 record while beating up on largely the lesser lights in what has become a greatly diminished division over the past several years.  After having his bullpen impode in the eighth inning in what looked to be an Opening...
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Firing Farrell is fine, but the Red Sox need a culture change in the clubhouse as well

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer You didn’t need to have the insight of Captain Obvious to see the firing of John Farrell coming. Often rumored over the past several years as being on the chopping block, the axe at last fell Wednesday morning when president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, told Manager John his services were no longer needed on Yawkey Way. Farrell defenders...
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