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Worst Moments of 2012 in Boston Sports

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2. Red Sox Demise

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Oct. 3: The Red Sox ended what Larry Lucchino called "a season of agony" with another pathetic loss, this time a 14-2 embarrassment in New York. They finished with their worst record (69-93) since 1965, and a disillusioned fan base that has little patience for this type of failure. In November, Dustin Pedroia vowed the worst is over: "It was awful going through, but I think in the end we're going to turn everything around and make sure that the fans are proud of our team."

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