Spring training is coming to an end and the Red Sox season is about to begin. A lot can be taken from the Red Sox 2017 spring training, however, like every team, there are still a handful of questions coming into April for the Sox.
Remember when Dave Dombrowski interrupted John Farrell’s end of the season press conference making the big announcement that Farrell would be back in 2017 and as for the rest of the coaching staff there would be no changes.
It is officially the post-season, the Red Sox are AL East Champions, and their first stop is the ALDS against the Cleveland Indians. If you told me a year ago, that they would win the division and have over 90 wins, I may have laughed at that notion. However, now I am laughing at my last year’s self.
Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello has come a long way from his first year with Boston.
There were two types of people on July 14th. People who loved the Drew Pomeranz trade for Anderson Espinoza, and people who hated it. Regardless, there was much anticipation for Pomeranz’s first start for the Red Sox this past Wednesday. Continue reading
I would like to start off by saying that no, Sandy Leon will not keep up his crazy offensive production. But, what I can say is that he most certainly is making the Red Sox catching situation very noteworthy.
David Price came struggling out of the gate for the 2016 season. In Price’s first seven starts in a Red Sox uniform, he racked up an ERA of 6.75. In four of those seven starts, he allowed five or more runs, some to teams who can be found at the bottom of the AL East standings. It would have been foolish to think those struggles would last throughout the entire season. Maybe Red Sox fans can just call his time of struggle a readjusting period. Because who we are seeing now is not the same David Price we saw in the beginning of the season through the first week of May.