Now that everyone has had their opportunity to weigh in on the Boston Globe article ripping apart the Sox (including me), let's do what bad journalists do and make some blind guesses - in this case, who the Globe's "unnamed sources" might be.
Every good scandalous story has "unnamed sources", acquired in one of two ways - completely made up, or from people close to the situation who didn't want to be named because they were concerned they'd
get their ass kicked lose their job. Directly from the Globe article:
It's hit the fan.
With manager Terry Francona gone and general manager/golden boy Theo Epstein apparently on his way out the door to Chicago, the Boston media has unleashed the dogs. Bob Hohler in today's Boston Globe paints a picture of a Boston Red Sox team that went soft, run by a manager who gave up, and played (with a few exceptions) uninspired baseball, leading to their eventual collapse from a team that had the best record in the American League to a team that missed the playoffs on the regular season's final day.