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Bill Simmons on Xander Bogaerts’s Exit, and the Red Sox’s Fading Place in Boston Sports

Brian and Bill also talk about the soaring Celtics and Bruins before commiserating about the lackluster Patriots

Tampa Bay Rays v Boston Red Sox Photo By Winslow Townson/Getty Images


Brian reacts to the news that Xander Bogaerts is leaving the Red Sox and signing an 11-year, $280 million contract with the Padres (0:30). Then, he chats with Bill Simmons about the Bogaerts news, how it affects the Red Sox’s standing in Boston, and where the team goes from here. Then, they talk about the soaring Celtics and Bruins before commiserating about the lackluster Patriots (21:45).

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