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These numbers don't add up

Sox in good standing despite defensive flaws

The left side of the Red Sox' infield has been a defensive liability according to statistics, shortstop Julio Lugo's limited range a case in point. The left side of the Red Sox' infield has been a defensive liability according to statistics, shortstop Julio Lugo's limited range a case in point. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff)
By Adam Kilgore
Globe Staff / June 16, 2009

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Run prevention, as both a phrase and a strategy, enjoyed a steep rise from baseball's seamhead underbelly to its mainstream thanks to Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein. As much as any baseball executive, Epstein spearheaded the notion that stopping runs meant more than good pitching, and that good defense meant more than not making errors. (Full article: 781 words)

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