Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 11/18/14
The Guru Contributing Writer Red Sox principal owner John Henry, who has been relatively quiet this year, went on WEEI's Mut and Merloni show Thursday to give what amounted to a "state of the team" address. Henry said, "Last year in my mind was an anomalous year. People seem to be surprised that we are in first place and that we are a decent team. I think everybody predicted us last, almost unanimously. I think that is because you get — when you have a bad year, you assume that it’s going to continue. I heard a lot of feeling as if the good days were over with the Boston Red Sox as a franchise. We had a great run of 11 years or 10 years, but last year was certainly an anomalous year." Henry also said the team made a concerted effort to get back to the winning formula that proved so successful in '04 and '07, "The way we look at it, we took a certain turn back in 2008 away from our core philosophy. I would say in May of last year we decided that we — there was some emphasis ...
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