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Red Sox make most of clean slate

Bradley, other newcomers breathe life into team in season-opening win

Updated: April 2, 2013, 10:13 AM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- Now it's official: It truly is a new day.

Expecting the Boston Red Sox to turn the page really wasn't possible until this juncture. You can't move beyond until you have some momentum to catapult past the misery.

So go ahead. File away the 93 losses, the last-place finish in the American League East, the quirky manager and his "nice inning, kid" tactics, the Ellsbury injury, the Youkilis trade, and the toxic clubhouse dump to ...

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