Ben Cherington must restore confidence

Updated: October 25, 2011, 1:54 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Ben Cherington went to work Monday, and not a single mini-cam showed up to capture the moment. No one tweeted where he had lunch, or the make of the vehicle in which he left. No one teased the 6 o'clock news with his mug shot.

On Tuesday, Cherington officially will take over Theo Epstein's job as Red Sox general manager, but he is not Theo Epstein, who in his first hours in Chicago is filling up some of the celebrity void left in that town by Oprah.

At 37, Cherington ...

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