Shank wants the Sox to bring back their former closer Jonathan Papelbon.
In making the case, he regurgitates all the same rationale he used when Paps left in 2011:
He put a cardboard 12-pack box on his head. Check!
Detailed recap of last game as a Sox pitcher. Check!
“I’m Shipping Up To Boston.’’ Check!
Sorry, we're done with that. And no matter how badly The CHB wants a new storyline, the Sox don't need another reliever who can't get anyone out.