BOSTON -- Opposing teams have advance scouts watching teams upcoming on the schedule, noting strengths and weaknesses and trends.
BOSTON - For the fourth straight game, the Red Sox had an outfield of Rusney Castillo in left, Jackie Bradley Jr.
When the season ends, whatever record the Red Sox finish with will be far off the mark.
A win or loss Saturday wouldn't change that either way.
Nobody would have faulted Torey Lovullo if he had sat Jackie Bradley Jr. on Saturday.
In fact, some people would have encouraged it.
It's easy to overlook the season Mookie Betts is having -- but don't.