In another abysmal season for the New York Mets, there were a few bright spots worth mentioning.
Heading into the final week of the regular season, the Boston Red Sox have catapulted themselves into the driver’s seat of the American League Wild Card race. Coming into play on Friday, the Red Sox are riding a seven-game win streak and lead the Yankees by two games for the first Wild Card spot. The Yankees come into Boston after sweeping the Rangers, looking to play catch up to the Red Sox. While this is undoubtedly the most important series of the season thus far, there are other storylines that hover over the Red Sox roster as they push towards the postseason.
The MLB trade deadline has come and gone and Red Sox fans are just a little frustrated. In the days leading up to Friday afternoon, the people of Boston were awestruck by rumors that linked the likes of Max Scherzer and Anthony Rizzo to the Red Sox. Unfortunately, they came away with neither. Scherzer went …
Give or take a few games here or there for various teams around Major League Baseball, we’re approximately one-third of the way through the MLB season! It’s been a pretty solid one for the Red Sox all things considered. They currently sit 2.0 games out of first place in the American League and hold the top Wild Card spot. It’s time to hand out some grades for the first trimester to some of the key players this season. Here are the 14 individuals I deemed worth grading on their performances so far:
After a stellar start to the season, the Red Sox are ever so slightly coming back down to earth. As recently as May 15th, Boston boasted the best record in baseball. Now, in just a little over two weeks, the Red Sox have dropped to 5th in the MLB and 2nd in the AL East (2.0 games back of the Rays) after posting a 7-6 record over their last 13 games.