Xander Bogaerts and Mookie Betts are two key pieces to the Red Sox going forward, but can they meet the high expectations set for them?
Will the Red Sox, coming off consecutive last-place finishes under John Farrell, be tempted to make a quick change if they start slowly?
4yIt took the Yankees to break the Red Sox out of their season opening slide. Maybe it will take another series to get them on the right track.
4yThe Red Sox and John Lackey get rocked for the second straight night in Toronto.
4yJohn Lackey's poor pitching is less worrisome than his demeanor, in which he's glaring at umpires, showing up teammates and snapping at reporters . . . while saying, 'Everything in my life sucks right now.'
4yA Massachusetts man is charged with stealing Red Sox plates, gloves, uniforms and more from Fenway Park.
4yAlso, Tim Wakefield officially became the oldest player to appear in a game for the Red Sox.
4yJohn Lackey endures another rough start and the Red Sox are swept out of Toronto.
4yThe rookie shortstop subs for Jed Lowrie, who's sick.