The Red Sox' Bullpen May Be The Blackest Mark On A Dark Seas
about 5 days ago.
Updated about 5 days ago.
The Red Sox are once again thankful for deflated footballs, as the release of Tom Brady's appeal transcript overshadowed what was another uninspiring week in Red Sox Nation.
The Sox did take two out of three games from the Yankees and Tigers, but the bullpen's blowups Tuesday and Saturday are tough to get over. This bullpen has been atrocious this year and the worst part is, it hasn't been ravaged by injuries or underperformance. This bullpen was fatally flawed entering the season, and that hasn't changed.
But even though there will likely be plenty to scoff at as the Red Sox play out the string, there are some bright spots, too. Watching some of the club's young outfielders and starting pitchers perform over the final two months of the season should give fans more hope than they had at the end of 2014 and 2012.
In the "Around the League" segment, Alex talks about the red-hot Blue Jays' postseason prospects. He also discusses the emergences of the Mets and Cubs, and their long-term sustainability.
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