I think we have entered an era (or should I say ERA?) where not just the fans are getting belligerently drunk to get through the game, but so are the players. That is the only explanation I have for Matt Thornton’s outing in the 7th inning of today’s game. So, with that said, this is an ode to the fair weather, bandwagon fans. Because they are right. No team should be rewarded for failure. I don’t care what you say, no “true fan” loves the Sox when they are doing badly. He or she may still be a Sox fan, but they certainly can’t feel happy being at a game the Sox lost. Which explains the attendance figures. Honestly, the only way to keep the attendance figures from taking an even further nose dive is either to –dare I say- start winning or to extend the hours of the patio party until...

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