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Problems piling up

Swept by lowly Orioles, Red Sox have no answers as they fall further behind

Updated: May 3, 2010, 6:11 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BALTIMORE -- Terry Francona wouldn't have any explaining to do to his bosses after the Red Sox returned home Sunday night.

John W. Henry was not on the premises -- he had a prior engagement this weekend with billionaire Warren Buffett -- but both CEO Larry Lucchino and general manager Theo Epstein were here. In the ballpark Lucchino built and where Epstein's baseball career was launched, their reeling baseball team was humbled in a three-game sweep by the Baltimore Orioles.

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