Back in 2007, Red Sox enthusiasm was at fever pitch. The roster was stacked with big names and even bigger personalities who led the team to its second championship in three years. But this year, that level of excitement seems to have tapered, despite the fact that the Sox have the best record in baseball.

WGBH News reporter Edgar B. Herwick III and Northeastern University law professor and sports expert Roger Abrams joined Greater Boston to talk about what’s changed (video below), and break down the numbers for the season.