The Red Sox are off today following two disheartening losses in Toronto. The players should take up a collection and cater dinner for the Bruins to thank them for distracting people while they pile up losses.
With any luck, the B's will go to the Cup and keep the columnists away from Fenway for a few more weeks. Go get 'em, Timmy Thomas.
But as annoyingly inconsistent as the Sox have been through 37 games, it's important to note that a mere 23 percent of the season has been played and they are only 4.5 games out.
So there is that.