RICH SHERTENLIEB: What would you say to someone who maybe has lost faith in the Red Sox, somebody who has stepped away and maybe has become a doubter? What would you say to get their faith back in baseball?
DAN ROCHE: I would say one thing. The game is going to be at a much quicker pace. It’s going to be much more fun to go to a ball game. Take your scorecard with you. Kind of introduce yourself to the game that way. Design your style and then just appreciate what you see. It’s back. It’s good to see. We saw a taste of it in the WBC, so the Red Sox have some hope and then just, you know, welcome the game back with open arms, because the best part of opening day is you take it out and then you get to put it in your pocket every day and take it out through October until it’s over. So that to me is the beauty of the game. You know, in the confrontation, we saw that with Ohtani and Trout in the WBC final. So you’re seeing things that make the game special. So why not just continue that way?
And I’ll wrap it up by saying: