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The Boston Red Sox finished in last place in the American League East last season.

Bobby Valentine was fired as manager after just one season and All-Star caliber players were shipped to Los Angeles in a blockbuster trade.

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In comes John Farrell. He's expected to change the culture of the team. New faces followed.

The Red Sox hit the free agency market and signed first baseman Mike Napoli, outfielder Shane Victorino, designated hitter Jonny Gomes, pitcher Ryan Dempster and closer Joel Hanrahan.

The front office hopes the offseason moves will erase 2012. But can the fans really expect an improved product on the field because of a change in "clubhouse personalities?"

Does this Red Sox team, with all the new faces, have what it takes to compete in the very competitive AL East?

Watch and find out.

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