I’m embarrassed to be a Red Sox fan. As fans, we have spent countless hours (not to mention dollars) tuning into the ball games on TV or filling the seats at Fenway Park. In fact, I believe that every home game has been sold out since 2003. Our loyalty is unquestionable. All Red Sox fans should be embarrassed in light of the recent collapse.
With the exception of Pede, Els, Paps, Aceves and maybe Agon, the other players on this team should be ashamed of themselves. First and foremost, you let your loyal fans down. You don’t deserve us. You are ultimately responsible for perhaps the best manager in Red Sox history being fired. You let your other teammates down that were still giving 110% on the field in an effort to make the playoffs. I don’t have to point you out, you know who you are.
And now some of you are considering running away, right Ortiz. What if all the fans decided to runaway instead? We certainly have a good reason to. After all, we didn’t let you down. We continued to fill the seats and tune into the games hoping our team would still make the playoffs. I don’t know about the other fans, but I feel like a fool.
Maybe we fans should become Yankee fans and we can root for you once again Ortiz. Of course that’s not going to happen because we will continue to support those players who I noted as exceptions above and didn’t throw in the towel. In fact Ortiz, your comment was arrogant and childish. I have lost all respect for you.
As for those players who can’t handle the “drama” and tough it out or publicly question the manager’s decisions or think that the clubhouse is a resort setting, please ask to be traded because you don’t deserve to be a part of this team.Oh, I looked up “fan” in the dictionary to make sure I understood my role as a fan. It defined a fan as an enthusiastic devotee. I can say with the utmost conviction that I have done my part as a fan. How many of you players can say the same as a player?