Worry not about the Red Sox

Boston's club has yet to hit .500, but remember: It's only mid-May

Updated: May 13, 2011, 4:40 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- We are an odd lot, those of us who spend an unhealthy amount of our existence invested in the fortunes of the Boston American League Baseball Club.

For as often as we sing the blues, we should be on Beale Street instead of Brookline Avenue.

Two World Series titles in a span of four seasons have not cured us of our innate capacity to decide that whoever is currently wearing the laundry of the hometown nine has rarely been eclipsed in their ability to inflict misery ...

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