Why it’s hard to love these Red Sox

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In yesterday’s Boston Globe, Boston’s most visible sportswriter, Dan Shaughnessy, wrote a column about the Red Sox asking, “Are they a team you can embrace?” In case you’re not a Red Sox fanatic like many of us here in New England, here’s the backstory. The Red Sox seemed like a team unlikely to go far … Continued

Red Sox dump Alex Cora, issue nonstatement

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Alex Cora cheated when he was a coach for the Astros, and likely cheated again manager of the Red Sox. Then he and the Sox issued a statement about “mutually parting ways.” Right. These are facts: In 2017, the Astros’ players participated in a scheme that involved viewing the video feed from the center field … Continued

Red Sox management lessons: What Alex Cora’s “Coralytics” means to you

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Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox for winning the World Series. What made the difference? Was it the heart and talent of the players? Or was it the cold, hard Moneyball analytics that have made baseball as much science as art? It was a combination of both. This is “Coralytics,” the new approach of Red … Continued

The Red Sox deliver an exemplary apology for the racist taunts to Adam Jones

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Adam Jones, center fielder for the Baltimore Orioles, said fans at Fenway Park threw peanuts at him and shouted the n-word. The Red Sox — and many other prominent Boston figures — have not only apologized, but taken action. Take note: if your organization gets in trouble, this is a case study in how to respond properly. To … Continued