Chemistry may not guarantee a championship, but the Red Sox saw what happened last year when they didn't have it.
It may not be the most important piece of the puzzle, but the Red Sox made a commitment this winter to bring in high-character guys in an effort to bring the fun back to Fenway.
The World Series teams of '04 and '07 had character in abundance - from Kevin Millar's lengthy secret handshakes to Pedro Martinez and his stealth bubble gum antics, the team never lacked for guys who knew how to have fun and keep the atmosphere light.
So the questions become: 1) do the Red Sox have enough character with their new additions and 2) will it result in wins?
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