HOUSTON – There are few games or series in a season a team can look at in advance and figure they have wins in the bank.
HOUSTON – When the Red Sox lost Josh Fields to the Astros in the Rule 5 draft in December, there were some in the organization who were disappointed to see the right-hander go.
The Red Sox must set their 40-man roster by 5 p.m. Tuesday in advance of the Rule 5 draft, which will take place Dec. 6 at the winter meetings in Nashville.
The Arizona Fall League wraps up its regular season on Thursday. Catcher Christian Vazquez has already finished up his AFL season and transferred to Manati of the Puerto Rican League.
After their disastrous 2012 season, the Red Sox find themselves uncharacteristically in rebuilding mode.