Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/23/12

BOSTON –– Another day, another issue plagues the Red Sox. Before Thursday's game against the Angels, the team came under fire after a report indicated that only four players –– David Ortiz, Vicente Padilla, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Clay Buchholz –– attended Johnny Pesky's funeral. The Red Sox reportedly provided buses for players to take to the funeral at 11 a.m. on Monday morning. But team resident Larry Lucchino defended the team's sparse attendance, revealing the players arrived from New York at 4 a.m that day. When broached about the situation on Thursday, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine took a defensive...

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