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For the Red Sox, hope has become elusive this spring

By Kevin Flanagan

BSD Senior Staff Writer

So, how about those Red Sox?

What has been a conversation starter among Boston sports fans for generations barely gets a mention as the calendar moves quickly towards the baseball season this spring. In fact, if pressed to choose one word to represent the feeling surrounding...

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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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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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Dombrowski did his job but his time in Boston has passed – Henry needs an architect, not a spendthrift for the Sox future

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Since Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski chose to fiddle while his defending World Series championship club continued to burn at the MLB trade deadline almost two weeks ago – or worse yet, had his hands tied by John Henry and the rest of ownership leading up to the July 31st date – his squad has chosen to...
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