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Bard dilemma a sign of the times?

Don't buy Bobby vs. Ben 'power struggle;' probably more like consensus-building

Updated: March 26, 2012, 3:31 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

DUNEDIN, Fla. -- So, is this the way every Red Sox decision is going to be spun this summer?

Bobby V. wants Jose Iglesias to be his shortstop. Ben Cherington favors Mike Aviles.

Bobby V. wants Alfredo Aceves to start. Ben commits to Daniel Bard.

Bobby V. thinks Ryan Lavarnway's bat can help the big club now. Ben is determined that Lavarnway spend more time learning how to catch.

Bobby V. wants to write a different lineup every day. Ben prefers a set lineup.

Bobby ...

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