Bob Hohler of the Boston Globe said it best when he stated, "How a team that was on pace in late August to win 100 games and contend for its third World Series title in seven years self-destructed is a story of disunity, disloyalty, and dysfunction like few others in franchise history."
With the Boston Red Sox coming off of perhaps the worst collapse in recent baseball history, there is no doubt that new general manager Ben Cherington is ready to make some changes in order to return his beloved franchise to a form that brought them the World Series championship in 2007.
While there is no questioning the Red Sox fans' love for their home team, many of those fans will be looking for some big changes to be made before the 2012 season.
It has been rumored that Grady Sizemore may have attracted the Red Sox' brass and that they may have an interest at playing him at a corner outfield position.
This would be an incredibly bad idea.
Here are five reasons why the Red Sox should turn and run away from Grady Sizemore.