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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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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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Francona and Farrell are at opposite ends of the spectrum as managers

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer If I were John Farrell, I would make sure I went out and purchased a couple of quick picks for tonight’s massive lottery drawing, because I think, he might just be the luckiest man to ever manager a Major League Baseball game. Only one night after he cost his team a game with major playoff seeding ramifications, due to...
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