Based on how the Red Sox season played out, they were doomed from the start. Here are five things that went wrong.
Betts, Bogaerts and Bradley. Those were among the hopeful signs for the future even though the Red Sox again finished last.
4yJosh Beckett is almost perfect in the Red Sox' 3-0 win over the Rays.
4yJosh Beckett is practically untouchable in St. Pete, leading the Red Sox to a 3-0 win.
4yAlso, the Red Sox prepare for interleague play and Terry Francona proposes his plan for re-alignment.
4yThe left-hander will make his Red Sox debut at Fenway Park against the Padres. The move eventually will force Tim Wakefield to go back to the bullpen.
4yAndrew Miller's expected promotion will, eventually, mean Tim Wakefield's headed back to the bullpen. And don't expect him to welcome the news.
4yThe Red Sox have no answer for James Shields, who pitches a complete-game shutout.
4yThe Sox' offense stalls when it runs into James Shields, who pitched a complete-game shutout.