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?
4yThe Red Sox put together just four hits and fall to the Indians, 3-1.
4yAlso, Josh Reddick is sick; the team will benefit from veteran leadership.
4yRyan Kalish got a taste of the big leagues last year, but he's just fine with playing in Pawtucket.
4yThe Sox' new left fielder will hit second Tuesday night in Cleveland, with Dustin Pedroia at No. 3.
4yA few notes before tonight's Red Sox - Indians game gets underway.
4yManager Terry Francona yet again shuffles up tonight's lineup, moving Carl Crawford to second in the order and Dustin Pedroia to third. Jarrod Saltalamacchia also gets the start over Jason Varitek.
4yThe ex-Red Sox pitcher will lead the New Hampshire Seacoast Mavericks of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League.