Massarotti: No Excuse For Red Sox To Flirt With Last Place

April 3, 2015 1:19 PM
Massarotti: No Excuse For Red Sox To Flirt With Last Place
BOSTON (CBS) — “If we can win a World Series every other year and finish last every other year, I’d take that.”

" – Red Sox owner John Henry in November, as reported in Thursday’s Boston Herald

" “I don’t know if I’d be willing to finish last every other year to finish first every other year. I don’t know if that’s an appropriate trade-off.”

– Red Sox owner John Henry in January, also as reported in Thursday’s Boston Herald

Before anyone gets their antenna up, settle down. I come to praise John Henry, not to bury him. Hats off to the Red Sox for acknowledging what the rest of us have felt for much of the last few years.

They’re better than this.

Opening Day is three days away, folks, and the Red Sox are entering yet another important season. From football to baseball to hockey and hoops, championships are something we have talked a great deal about over the last 10-15 years, particularly as it pertains to the blueprints. Some believe it’s better to consistently knock at the door. Some believe it’s better to load up, tear down, then load up again "

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