Will the Red Sox, coming off consecutive last-place finishes under John Farrell, be tempted to make a quick change if they start slowly?
Addressing some smaller, but not-so-insignificant questions for the Red Sox as spring training approaches.
Dave Dombrowski's in-season approach will probably be different than Ben Cherington's. How different? Let us count the ways . . .
3yThe Red Sox designate Darnell McDonald for assignment, easing a log-jam in the outfield.
3yIt hasn't been verified by a team source, but the news of Darnell McDonalds' status with the Red Sox was broken by none other than. . .Darnell McDonald.
3yFor the first time in 11 years, the Red Sox may have only one representative at the All-Star Game . . . and that may explain why the team is generating such little buzz this season.
3yAaron Cook needs only 81 pitches in his complete game two-hitter.
3yYes, he can mash the ball, but David Ortiz is far more than just one of those big bodies who launches moonshots.
3yAaron Cook hurls a complete game two-hitter to lead the Red Sox to a 5-0 shutout over the Mariners.
3yFranklin Morales stood toe-to-toe with King Felix Thursday night, and now it seems apparent his success in the starting rotation is more than just a fluke.