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Theo's pitch hits the mark

Red Sox GM's rare pregame speech to players seemed to help lift the cloud

Updated: April 8, 2011, 11:05 PM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Our long (not so national) nightmare is over.

Red Sox win! Red Sox win! Red Sox win!

Take it at face value. This is not the appropriate time to scrutinize the beauty of a pockmarked 9-6 victory over the New York Yankees in the Fenway opener. Hey, when you go six games without a win, it's kind of like going six months without a date. You simply aren't in a position to complain whether her eyes match her sweater or whether her lipstick is glossy enough.

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