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Sawx collapse, chaos is simply Amazin'

This year's BoSox thought they were the Yankees; they ended up being the Mets

Updated: October 13, 2011, 9:37 PM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

As more and more details come out about the Boston Red Sox's epic collapse, the more you realize it has New York written all over it.

Coming into the season, the Red Sox thought they were the New York Yankees, making a big splash with the trade for slugger Adrian Gonzalez and the big free-agent signing of Carl Crawford.

In reality, the Red Sox wound up being the New York Mets. They spent tons of cash, seemingly on the wrong players, only to finish on the outside looking in during the ...

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