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Dan Shaughnessy

It’s time to look to future

By Dan Shaughnessy
Globe Staff / August 20, 2012
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Ben Cherington took the charge from the Boston media mob in the Sox dugout before Sunday night’s series finale. He handled himself well. Unlike his bosses, Cherington chose not to blame this season’s trainwreck on injuries, bad luck, or nasty coverage from the Blue Meanies in the press box.

“Normally when you’re being scrutinized there’s a reason for it,’’ said the first year GM. “Things aren’t going the way you want them to, so you’re scrutinized more. We sort of made that bed outselves and it’s up to us to make it better. When we make it better there’ll be less scrutiny and probably fewer distractions.’’

Amen, to that. Finally someone in a position of power admits the reality.

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