BALTIMORE — Can they just go back to Florida and stay there forever? Why do the Red Sox have to start the 2014 major league baseball season in Baltimore Monday and . . . you know . . .
The Red Sox at this moment are perfect. They just completed a magical, worst-to-first championship season that made them the darlings of New England and then they followed it up with perhaps the most tranquil and happy spring training since the sport was invented.
And now they have to start playing actual games again and risk tainting everything?
It so rarely works with sequels. Just look at “Anchorman II,” “Rocky II,” and “Back to the Future II.” Thankfully, nobody tried to make “Return to Casablanca” or “Son of Shawshank.”
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