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SBD/September 10, 2012/Franchises
Patriots Unseat Red Sox As Boston's Team; Pats The "Envy" Of NFL Teams
Published September 10, 2012
FALL GUY: In Boston, John Tomase wrote those in the Red Sox organization who “care about narratives would like nothing more than to put the mess of the last year” on former Exec VP & GM Theo Epstein, as he is a “convenient scapegoat, since he’s no longer here.” If Red Sox Owner John Henry and Chair Tom Werner, as well as President & CEO Larry Lucchino “want to wash their hands of those decisions and pin them all on their former GM, that’s fine, but it’s also disingenuous” because Epstein “did not operate in a vacuum” (BOSTON HERALD, 9/9).