NEW YORK — John McDonald hasn’t been around the Red Sox very long. But he’s been on a lot of teams and in a short time he’s come to learn the team he’s now a part of is pretty special.
“I mean, these guys get to the ballpark for a night game at noon,” McDonald said Friday night after the Sox’ 12-8 comeback win over the Yankees, their second straight to start the series. “They have a lot of fun together. They care about each other. I’m looking around the faces, because for me that tells me a lot about the character of the teams I’ve been on.”
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