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The Red Sox and reading a clubhouse

Spent yesterday in Fort Myers with the Red Sox. Wrote two stories, one on Bobby Valentine and the other on Josh Beckett and Jon Lester.

Lester expressed considerably more remorse than did Beckett for what went down in the team's clubhouse last season - vis-a-vis the historic collapse - and that's going to generate plenty of discussion in the Boston yakosphere (trademark Neil Best).

Whatever....

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Grab bag: Instant replay, Bud Selig and Carlos Zambrano

Just a few items this morning, and then I'll check in later, after Bud Selig speaks with the media.

1) Good story by Erik Boland on what happened in the Yankees-Royals game last night, and conveniently enough, I'm in position to ask both Selig and Joe Torre about Billy Butler's disputed home run today.

For one thing, yes, the umpires should have addressed Dana DeMuth. I'm not sure if...

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