The hardreading staff isn’t wired enough to be at the New! Improved! Fenway Park this afternoon for the Red Sox home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates (huh?), but we did take the time to check out the Boston dailies for all the hopeful/gleeful advertisements that normally accompany the start of a new season.
And there were . . . none.
Nothing in the Boston Globe, nothing (big surprise) in the Boston Herald.
Even odder, the Globe’s 18-page Baseball 2017 preview yesterday had no pom-pom ads, just this:
Seriously? Two half-page car ads?
What’s wrong with this town?