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 . . .
4yAccording to several sources, right-hander Kevin Millwood, whom the Red Sox signed to a minor league contract May 19, has left the Red Sox organization.
4yThe Red Sox are 4-0 against Cy Young candidate CC Sabathia this year, and if you think they have concrete reasons as to why, they don't. Chalk it up to them making Sabathia pay for the few mistakes he does make.
4yJacoby Ellsbury continues on his MVP-caliber season with another home run off CC Sabathia today. The Sox center-fielder is locked on, and it doesn't matter who he goes up against.
4yBehind Jacoby Ellsbury's six RBI, the Red Sox took the second game of a three-game set against the Yankees, 10-4. Both teams are now tied for first place in the AL East.
4yWith the health issues on the Red Sox staff, much has been made about the No. 3 spot in the rotation. Can John lackey be trusted with it? He proved tonight that he could be
4yThe Red Sox, behind Jacoby Ellsbury's six RBI, defeated the Yankees 10-4 at Fenway Park Saturday evening. The win ties the Sox with the Yanks for first place in the AL East.
4yCarl Crawford went 4-4 against CC Sabathia today, and is 6-6 in his last six at-bats. The hope is that Crawford can use that performance as confidence going forward and contribute on a more consistent basis.