Urgency has come early to the Red Sox. Having split the first 58 games of their season before a win Sunday night, they have exhausted virtually the entire margin of error allowable to get to 91 wins, the average win total for the 14 American League wild-card teams in the expanded postseason format. Their model […]

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In a blowout such as Monday’s, it can seem as if there is not much managing to be done at all. But perhaps it’s all the managing that came before that leads to the blowout. “The good thing around today is it’s one game,” Boone said. “As awful as a night as it was for […]

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