500th Consecutive Sellout?

A scalper holds up Red Sox tickets as he walks down Brookline Ave. towards Kenmore Square 30 minutes before a Red Sox-Yankees game
(John Tlumacki / Boston Globe File Photo)

Sort Of... But Not Really

It's a Sellout Only If You Don't Count the Nightly Luxury Box No-Shows,
Empty Seats and Standing Room Areas, and the Dozens of Scalpers
Holding Fistfuls of Tickets Long After the Fifth Inning

"This record is the fans’ record, and we want to salute the members of Red Sox Nation for reaching this extraordinary milestone. It’s a testament to the passion and dedication they have for the game, for the team, and for the ballpark. Every day, we work hard to ensure that we are worthy of their loyal support." -- John W. Henry, Red Sox owner

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers

ProJo:

Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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