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Baseball Source Confirms: Red Sox Did Actually
Attend the Winter Meetings

Boston Remains Fat and Happy While Yankees Shake Up AL East
Watch: Experts Weigh In On Whether the Ellsbury-Less Sox Can Repeat
Exclusive: Kevin Millar Announces His Retirement from Baseball
Watch: Old Friend Tito in Rare Form at the Winter Meetings

"Well it's possible [the Red Sox could repeat] but I wouldn't say it's likely at this point. It's a lot of risk involved. I have a lot of faith in [Xander] Bogaerts certainly as a hitter. I think he'll eventually be a good shortstop, not sure it's this year. [Jackie] Bradley's terrific defensively, I'm not sure he's ready to hit at the big-league level. He'll get on base, I'm not sure after that. I think [Jacoby] Ellsbury was a pretty big loss but I'm not ruling them out for anything." -- Jon Heyman, CBSSports.com

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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

ProJo:

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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