Thursday, September 23, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, September 23, 2021 -- "Rising Red Sox"

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"One of my favorite stats is that in the nine seasons since Epstein left, the Red Sox have finished first or last in all but one of them. They have two World Series titles...and four last-place finishes. That will change this year, as the Sox can’t finish last and probably won’t finish first."