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Well, if Duff and Charlie say It

The Red Sox Nation doesn’t like me. I am not on their 10 Most Wanted list like Bucky, Aaron, A-Rod, Mr. Jeter or anything like that, but it’s safe to say that I will not be welcomed with a warm pat on the back, a bowl of “chowda” and a, “What’s going on, kid? Welcome to Bahstin” when I walk into The Black Rose down near Quincy Market with my Yankees cap on.

I want the Bronx Bombers to finish with the World Series Championship every year, and I’d like to see the Sox finish in the cellar in order to keep New England wearing a frown through the Christmas season. It’s the little things that make me happy.

The Sox are off to a rocky start, but I will not be one to bury them. They are, unfortunately for me, loaded for bear and as resilient a club as you will find in Major League Baseball. I may not like them, but the Boston Red Sox, like the city they play in, have heart. Yes, A.J. Burnett has more wins than the Sox as of now, and yes, they seem to be having their struggles in all aspects of the game but DO NOT sleep on Tito’s crew. They will be there when the leaves in Old Cambridge begin to change color…book on it.

But hey, don’t take my word for it. Don’t even listen to the likes of Buster Olney and Peter Gammons. Instead listen to former Guns ‘n Roses bass player Duff McKagan and the “Wild Thing” himself, Charlie Sheen. They both have been quoted recently saying the Sox will turn it around…and if anybody knows “Winning” it’s Charlie. Between the three of us, the closest thing we have to MLB experience is Mr. Sheen’s (excellent) portrayal of a ballplayer. But do we need any more than that to make this call on the Boys in Beantown? No.

The Sox will be fine. They made big moves this off-season and are penciled in to meet Philadelphia in the fall classic. The early season worries come with the territory when you add Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez to an already great club.

I hope I’m wrong, but I don’t think I am. The Red Sox stumbled out of the gate, but we have a long way to go. There will be many a night when the sounds of elated members of The Red Sox Nation sing “Tessie” by the Dropkick Murphys as they leave Fenway after a Sox victory…I just hope it won’t be over my Yanks.

The Red Sox Nation doesn’t like me. I am not on their 10 Most Wanted list like Bucky, Aaron, A-Rod, Mr. Jeter or anything like that, but it’s safe to say that I will not be welcomed with a warm pat on the back, a bowl of “chowda” and a, “What’s going on, kid? Welcome to Bahstin” when I walk into The Black Rose down near Quincy Market with my Yankees cap on.

I want the Bronx Bombers to finish with the World Series Championship every year, and I’d like to see the Sox finish in the cellar in order to keep New England wearing a frown through the Christmas season. It’s the little things that make me happy.

The Sox are off to a rocky start, but I will not be one to bury them. They are, unfortunately for me, loaded for bear and as resilient a club as you will find in Major League Baseball. I may not like them, but the Boston Red Sox, like the city they play in, have heart. Yes, A.J. Burnett has more wins than the Sox as of now, and yes, they seem to be having their struggles in all aspects of the game but DO NOT sleep on Tito’s crew. They will be there when the leaves in Old Cambridge begin to change color…book on it.

But hey, don’t take my word for it. Don’t even listen to the likes of Buster Olney and Peter Gammons. Instead listen to former Guns ‘n Roses bass player Duff McKagan and the “Wild Thing” himself, Charlie Sheen. They both have been quoted recently saying the Sox will turn it around…and if anybody knows “Winning” it’s Charlie. Between the three of us, the closest thing we have to MLB experience is Mr. Sheen’s (excellent) portrayal of a ballplayer. But do we need any more than that to make this call on the Boys in Beantown? No.

The Sox will be fine. They made big moves this off-season and are penciled in to meet Philadelphia in the fall classic. The early season worries come with the territory when you add Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez to an already great club.

I hope I’m wrong, but I don’t think I am. The Red Sox stumbled out of the gate, but we have a long way to go. There will be many a night when the sounds of elated members of The Red Sox Nation sing “Tessie” by the Dropkick Murphys as they leave Fenway after a Sox victory…I just hope it won’t be over my Yanks.