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Sports

Dan Shaughnessy

A year later, this team is in a very good place

NEW YORK — The Red Sox clubhouse was the happiest place on earth before Friday night’s game at Yankee Stadium.

Wearing their American-flag, Jonny Gomes-issued boxer shorts, players strolled about exchanging pleasantries and jokes. Even lowly media members were greeted with a smile.

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