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Carmine Returns While We Wait for a Big Splash from Big Ben

Looks Like the Biggest Offseason Deals for the Red Sox Were Christmas at Fenway, BobbyVmania, and the Photo Op at JetBlue Park

"We don’t have as much room in our payroll as we’ve had in previous years." -- Ben Cherington, feeling the pain of Theo's 2012 payroll, which pays A-Gon and Crawford $42M, and Beckett and Lackey $33M

Small Bengine Parts

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Cherington Installs Small Replacement Parts Shoppach, Melancon, and Punto,
But Hanley Ramirez Isn't Walking Through That Garage Door Anytime Soon

Et Tu, on Tebow?

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox


Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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