One of baseball's great strengths is its diversity, even when it manifests itself in Adam Jones finding motivation in Puerto Rico's parade.
Ex-Red Sox GM Theo Epstein tops Fortune's list of 'The World's 50 Greatest Leaders' . . . which he finds 'patently ridiculous'.
Xander Bogaerts' success will go a long way toward determining the Red Sox' lineup flexibility. For starters, he's fine hitting sixth.