Found October 12, 2011 on The Flagrant Fan:
The vitriol Theo Epstein is getting by some in the Red Sox Nation is unfair. Golly, the man had a hand in bringing Boston two world championships after a drought spanning back to 1918. And perhaps this post is premature since the Eptein to the Cubs story is only a report and has not yet been confirmed. But the din and hue out on Twitter and in blogs is seriously irking. Let's debunk a few of the arguments. One is that Epstein broke the Red Sox and he should stay and fix it. Really? Perhaps some of his moves in retrospect didn't go very well, but that happens when your team is in the new reality of competing year in and year out with the Yankees' budget. How do we know that all the moves were solely his? And let's turn this argument back to you if you are saying such things. Would you turn down a plum new job offer if you stayed up too late the night before and sort of mailed in your last day of work at your present location? Hardly. Let's keep it real, okay? Anot...
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