Betts, Bogaerts and Bradley. Those were among the hopeful signs for the future even though the Red Sox again finished last.
The Red Sox faced a number of questions heading into the season. Unfortunately, the answers they got weren't exactly satisfactory.
3yBobby Valentine rides the hot hand and gives Will Middlebrooks the start at third base while Kevin Youkilis sits.
3yDaniel Bard tells reporters in Pawtucket that he's no longer a starting pitcher, and Bobby Valentine confirms the news in Boston.
3yRed Sox minor league right-handed pitcher Marco Duarte has been suspended 50 games for testing positive for an amphetamine.
3yHe's only faced the Braves once before, a long, long time ago
3yRoger Clemens was acquitted of perjury earlier this week
3yThe Red Sox, too, were just like the Heat at one point. Considered last season to be one of the best -- ever -- the Sox eventually fell apart.
3yThe Braves are old news around here, but could they have ever survived as Boston's second team?