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Desperate times for Sox bullpen

Debacle against Yankees should convince Bobby it's time to change course -- fast

Updated: April 22, 2012, 9:15 AM ET
By Steven Krasner | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- How do the Red Sox spell relief?

Well, if the ugly 4-10 start to the season is as legitimate a sample as it appears to be, embattled Boston manager Bobby Valentine can't spell it Aceves, Padilla, Morales, Thomas or Albers, nor had he been able to spell it Melancon.

When you talk about a wing and a prayer, so far that has been the definition of Boston's scary bullpen. At least that is what it degenerated into when expected closer Andrew Bailey suffered a thumb injury late ...

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