Take 5 with Chris Gasper

We’re talkin’ baseball with Red Sox President & CEO Sam Kennedy

February 25, 2021

Red Sox president and CEO Sam Kennedy stops by. He explains why the Red Sox are internally optimistic about the 2021 season despite a lot of external skepticism surrounding the team. Kennedy admits that last season's last-place finish was "a disgrace" for the club. He pushes back against the notion of the Sox operating with a small-market mentality under Chaim Bloom and becoming the "FenRays." He also discusses the outlook for having fans in the stands at Fenway Park by Opening Day. Plus, he tells us whether he foresees his friend and former Sox GM Theo Epstein returning to the Sox and producer Ellen Fleming grills Kennedy on a key aspect of ballpark operations.

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