Edes: Hot start a harbinger of big things?

In a column posted on ESPNBoston.com, Gordon Edes writes about the Red Sox's red-hot month of April.

Here's an excerpt:

Despite a 9-7 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night, the Sox finished the month of April with the best record in the majors, 18-8.

The last two times they had the best record in April was in 2007 and 2004. Seasons, you may recall, that ended with duck boats parading through the streets of Boston.

No one is printing World Series tickets just yet, but so far the Sox have emerged as one of the season's big surprises, leading a division, the American League East, in which many of the wise guys had placed them at or near the bottom.

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In the video below, the "Baseball Tonight" gang discusses April's top storylines, including Boston's hot start.