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GM Ben ready to 'sit back and watch'

Cherington says the Red Sox feel good, but not perfect, entering Opening Day

Updated: April 5, 2012, 2:24 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

DETROIT -- There was no time, Ben Cherington said, for butterflies.

Maybe another English major from Amherst College might have waxed poetic about the occasion, standing on the cusp of a lifelong dream first hatched in a young boy's baseball-smitten heart in a small town in New Hampshire.

Ben Cherington had to get his Opening Day roster set before an afternoon deadline. That meant meetings, e-mails, phone calls, text messages, filing forms with the commissioner's office.

Pondering ...

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