Boston Red Sox: College football teams are often accused of "looking ahead" whenever they lose to a lesser team prior to facing a powerful opponent the following week. Can this phenomenon (if it does, in fact, even exist) be possible in baseball? For the second time in the past month, the Red Sox play the last-place Devil Rays just prior to taking on the first-place Yankees. Michael Silverman talks to various Red Sox players who dismiss the notion out of hand.
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