Over the last decade or so, the Red Sox quest to find just the right shortstop has become something of their white whale.
SALEM Bobby Valentine appeared relaxed, comfortable, and animated. He was effusive, engaging, and loquacious.
There was a time not so long ago when late-October really meant something to Red Sox fans. It was the season for comebacks and trophies and the most important games in franchise history.
Last night at Fenway, the Red Sox dropped a 4-2 decision to Tampa Bay, thus ending an unforgettable 100th season at Americas Most Beloved and Plaque-laden Ballpark.