Are Sox' fans as glum as Junichi Tazawa looked Sunday? (Reuters)
One week ago, as the local 9 staggered out of the weekend with a six-game losing streak that included a four-game sweep at the hands of the rival Yankees, we surveyed the panic level in Red Sox Nation and found that nearly 54% of the over 24,000 votes cast believed the season was over.
A week that started with promise ended with back-to-back losses in Texas that leaves Boston 7 1/2 games back in the American League East and 1/2 game back in the wild card.
What's the panic level in Red Sox Nation this morning? Vote in our survey below to find out and leave your reasoning in the comments.