Curtis: Time For Red Sox Players To Foot Blame

August 8, 2012 12:00 AM
Curtis: Time For Red Sox Players To Foot Blame
" BOSTON (CBS) – It is time for Red Sox players to look themselves in the mirror.

After every loss it seems like there is a new scapegoat. Last year it was Terry Francona. Then it was the pitching staff pounding boilermakers during games. Then it was Bobby Valentine. Now, it’s the umpires.

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Since September 1, 2011 the Red Sox are 62-76, with all games played with relatively the same team. That is not Tito’s fault, not Bobby V’s fault, nor the men in blue. Rather, it is the fault of the 25 guys on this roster.

It is laughable that a collection of highly paid and previously good players can use the same methodology of coping with their mediocrity over and over again.

They go 7-20 last September and endure the worst collapse in the history of baseball… and blame the manager "

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