Last season was supposed to be Will Middlebrooks' coronation as the team's third baseman of the future.
JUPITER, Fla. -- Chris Capuano's first outing as a member of the Red Sox --two innings, three hits, two runs, one walk -- wasn't much to write home about.
As the Red Sox begin their quest to repeat as world champions, there are plenty of players who are viewed as keys to those hopes.
2014 is a big year for Will Middlebrooks.
After a breakout rookie campaign, Middlebrooks had a disappointing 2013 season in which he dealt with injuries and underperformed.