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08:11 AM ET 09.05 | In a matter of years, the Red Sox have come unglued. Today, of course, the entire system is broken. Red Sox players do not trust owner John Henry, chairman Tom Werner and president Larry Lucchino. They see the owners' box as a den of lies, leaks and resentment, the place where Lucchino hatched the idea to hire Bobby Valentine as manager. ... In late July, a gang of players sent a text message to ownership calling for a meeting to discuss Valentine's foibles. Henry and Lucchino granted them an audience July 27 on an off-day in New York. Unlike previous roundtables, the manager was not present. Players grumbled, vented and aired their grievances. Sources present at the meeting said the complaints left Henry and Lucchino aghast.

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September 5, 2012  08:17 AM ET

Kick Lucchino to the curb and that will be remedied.

September 5, 2012  08:22 AM ET

Dig them up, open the casket and stick a fork in them.

September 5, 2012  08:24 AM ET

I can't believe that ownership didn't have a clue as to the dysfunction emanating from the Red Sox clubhouse before that meeting in late July with the players.

September 5, 2012  08:27 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

I can't believe that ownership didn't have a clue as to the dysfunction emanating from the Red Sox clubhouse before that meeting in late July with the players.

I can't believe that either. I commented before the season started that hiring Bobby V would be a disaster. Unfortunately I underestimated the scope of the problem.

September 5, 2012  08:29 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I can't believe that either. I commented before the season started that hiring Bobby V would be a disaster. Unfortunately I underestimated the scope of the problem.

I did to.......I called Valentine an arseclown then and my opinion has not changed..............




And yes.......................





THE YANKEES SUCK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

September 5, 2012  09:03 AM ET

Morning everyone. I can't believe the yanks lost their 10game AL east lead!

September 5, 2012  09:04 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

I did to.......I called Valentine an arseclown then and my opinion has not changed..............And yes.......................THE YANKEES SUCK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You've made great progress and are finally seeing the truth.

September 5, 2012  09:19 AM ET

So the Orioles are now tied for 1st, the Rays and A's are playing great ball and again there's another Red Sox thread.

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September 5, 2012  09:23 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I can't believe that either. I commented before the season started that hiring Bobby V would be a disaster. Unfortunately I underestimated the scope of the problem.

The players are part of the problem. They seem to think they have a say in how the team is run. They need to spend less time thinking about that and more time fixing their crappy performance on field.

September 5, 2012  09:24 AM ET

And how about those Yankmees? 10 game lead - poof! It's going to be a fun run to October.

September 5, 2012  09:31 AM ET
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The Red Sox probably have more fans than those three teams combined.............ergo the Sawx thread. Is it fair? No. Is it understandable? Yes.

I understand it as well but I'd like to see the other teams get their due because they are good for baseball right now. I really have to give the Orioles credit because I really expected them to fade but they do look tough. I hope their fans take notice and fill the seats.

September 5, 2012  09:38 AM ET
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I understand it as well but I'd like to see the other teams get their due because they are good for baseball right now. I really have to give the Orioles credit because I really expected them to fade but they do look tough. I hope their fans take notice and fill the seats.

But that would be a positive story. The media wants drama and discord. It's much easier to write about bad things than good ones.

September 5, 2012  09:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

And how about those Yankmees? 10 game lead - poof! It's going to be a fun run to October.

<smiles>

Go RAYS!!

September 5, 2012  09:41 AM ET
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So the Orioles are now tied for 1st, the Rays and A's are playing great ball and again there's another Red Sox thread.

I believe this falls under the category of "Natural Order of Things".

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September 5, 2012  09:51 AM ET
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It is an EPIC collapse.

Hopefully the slide continues. The yanks look quite vulnerable right now.

September 5, 2012  09:56 AM ET

Not4Nutten but, It Looks like things have returned to Normal in Boston, kinda like The Williams Years!

September 5, 2012  10:06 AM ET

Is there a provision in MLB for a team to forfeit their remaining games, call it a season, and all go home?
Maybe the BoSox need new owners?

 
September 5, 2012  10:15 AM ET

Stick a fork in the Yankees, they're done. Journeyman starters no ever heard of, an offense that can't score runs, fading former stars ( Jones, Ichiro ), current stars who are stinking up the place ( Granderson), a catcher who can't hit his body weight ( Martin ), a pitching staff that's melted down ( Freddy Garcia in the biggest game of the year?) and 3 humongous contracts that will send them straight to the bottom in coming years ( A-Rod, Teixeira) and you have the recipe for a Titanic-size sinking of this franchise.

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