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In 2017, Beware Of The Red Sox Ghosts Of 2011

In 2017, Beware Of The Red Sox Ghosts Of 2011

We all remember the headline in The Boston Herald: 'Best Team Ever'. It was March of 2011 and the Red Sox seemed poised to dominate major league baseball with a 'Super Team': Adrian Gonzaelz, Carl Crawford, David Ortiz, Jacoby Ellsbury, Dustin Pedroia. On the mound: Jon Lester, Josh Beckett, John Lackey, Clay Buchholz and Daisuke Matsuzaka. Even their bench had stars in Mike Cameron and Jason Varitek (backing up Jarrod Saltalamacchia). And, of course, games would be closed out by Daniel Bard and Jonathan Papelbon. Game. Set. Match. World Series Champs. NESN's website actually said this in...
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Alex Avila signing provides a left-handed complement to James McCann

Alex Avila signing provides a left-handed complement to James McCann

Avila’s track record suggests the Tigers could have a nice catching platoon. Alex Avila is back with the Detroit Tigers. This has either made you cry doomsday about the Tigers’ chances of success for 2017, or elated that general manager Al Avila made the most obvious move of the offseason. Either way, the Twitter and Facebook takes came in hot and heavy, faster than at any point since the end of the 2016 season. Since the departure of Jarrod Saltalamacchia, the Tigers had a hole for the backup catcher spot. With James McCann mightily struggling against right-handed pitchers last year...

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