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Glenn Stout Talks Mid-Season Red Sox

Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia heads back to the dugout after striking out against Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Boston Red Sox’s Dustin Pedroia heads back to the dugout after striking out against Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta. (Charles Krupa/AP)

The outlook isn’t brilliant for the Boston nine today, with a mediocre record and half a season still to play.

The last-place Cubbies are in town, and still, the Red Sox lost.

The question is, can this year still be salvaged? And is it even worth the cost?

Guest

Glenn Stout, sportswriter and author of “Fenway 1912: The Birth of a Ballpark, a Championship Season, and Fenway’s Remarkable First Year.” He tweets @GlennStout.

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