Today's links try to make us feel better about leaving runners on base and get us excited about a trip to the White House as well as the sartorial choices of Jonny Gomes.
While the Sox may have left 12 runners on base, feel comfort in knowing it was all a part of the plan. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)
Although the team can't outspend the Yankees, it appears the fans may end up doing so. (Nick O'Malley; Masslive.com)
Three takeaways from Opening Day. (Jeff Pini, Boston.com)
Mookie Betts is ready to take the next step, but whether it's to the left, right or way behind second base is anyone's guess. (Matt Huegel; SoxProspects)
It'll take a lot of work (and even more luck) for the Red Sox to beat baseball's 13-year curse. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)
But, even if they don't, they'll still always have today's trip to the White House. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)
And these snazzy outfits courtesy of Jonny Gomes (including one specially ordered for a certain someone.) (ESPNBoston; Gordon Edes)