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Tom Werner likes what he sees in Red Sox

Jarrod Saltalamacchia had to contend with the netting behind home plate and a Sox fan with a glove to catch Rajai Davis’s popup.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia had to contend with the netting behind home plate and a Sox fan with a glove to catch Rajai Davis’s popup.Barry Chin/Globe StafF

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Red Sox chairman Tom Werner was a baseball fan before he became an executive. And that side of him has enjoyed watching the team this season.

“Everybody is very pleased about the fact the team has really come together. It’s a fun team to watch,” Werner told the Globe before the Sox played the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.

“Last night the ballpark was sold out, today’s it’s sold out, tomorrow it’s sold out. There’s a real feeling that people are excited about the team and that’s gratifying.

“That’s the feeling, that it’s gratifying. Last year was incredibly painful and this year is just the opposite.”

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