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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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Is Lucchino running the Red Sox on a road to nowhere?

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Correspondent “Larry Lucchino runs the Red Sox.”             -John Henry, October 14, 2011 with Felger & Mazz on 98.5 The Sports Hub  th (9) In a show of defiance after the debacle that was the end of the 2011 season for the Red Sox – an ending that saw the departure of their longtime general manager Theo...
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Red Sox low offer to Lester reveals their true feelings

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Correspondent images (21) So now the war of words begins. After stating just a couple weeks ago that the Red Sox and Jon Lester had mutually agreed to push away from the negotiating table as the season started, Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal revealed in a post on msn.foxsports.com on Saturday (http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/red-sox-s-lowball-offer-might-cost-them-lester-041214) just why Lester...
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VALENTINE: ” I HAD EVERY OPPORTUNITY TO SUCCEED…AND DIDN’T”

The Red Sox statement announcing the firing of manager Bobby Valentine includes a quote from the deposed manager. "I understand this decision," Valentine said in the statement. "This year in Boston has been an incredible experience for me, but I am as interested in the results as are ownership and the great fans of...
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