It’s time to talk Red Sox fans off a cliff regarding Matt Barnes

It’s the same song and dance every season: Matt Barnes gets off to a hot start, comes down to earth slightly, then has a bad week and everybody wants to ship him out of Boston.

Rinse and repeat for five years now.

BOSTON, MA — JUNE 29: Matt Barnes #32 and Christian Vazquez #7 of the Boston Red Sox celebrate after a 7–6 win over the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on June 29, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

Fresh off his first All-Star season, the 31-year-old reliever was on top of the world. Entering the Break, he had a…