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McAdam: Three Red Sox players looking for bounce-back seasons

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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The first few weeks of spring training are a time of unbridled optimism.

The weather is warm, every player is in the best shape of his life, and every team can see its way toward contention.

Here in Red Sox' camp, that optimism is even more evident with the franchise coming off a World Series win.

But even as the Sox set a club record for most wins en route to its latest title, not everyone had their best personal seasons. With that mind,  here are three players who hope that 2019 is better than last.