Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/24/11
Sure, the Red Sox season didn't end the way that many fans would have liked, but that's old news. There's still plenty of positives to take away from last season for the Sox. For one, Jacoby Ellsbury became the first 30/30 player in Red Sox history, and looks poised for another run at the record books as he enters his prime. And with a long offseason to prepare, get healthy and stay hungry, Ellsbury and the rest of the team should be back battling for a World Series sooner than you can say "pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training."...

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