No need to panic about Red Sox -- yet

Updated: April 14, 2011, 12:31 PM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | ESPNBoston.com

At some point, concern becomes panic. The trick is knowing when.

After the Boston Red Sox started 0-4 (and then 0-5 and 0-6), it was suddenly inescapable that that no team had done that and won the World Series.

Yet, three teams have won it all after a 2-9 start. It's hard to see how 2-9 is at all preferable to 0-4.

The point is, if you dig deep enough, you could probably find precedent to prove that every team won't win the World Series. When does that information become meaningful?

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