With the Sox looking to open the season with wins in three straight series for the first time since 1952, Hanrahan knows the best remedy is a short memory.
“It’s not the first time I’ve blown a save and it’s probably not going to be the last,” he said. “That’s part of the game. That’s just how it goes sometimes.
“That’s the life of a reliever. One day you’re the goat, the next day you’re the hero. That’s how it goes, and I’ll come in here tomorrow ready to go.”
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