The Pendleton Panther

4-8

Posted on: April 18, 2010

The 2010 Boston Red Sox were looking to have a great start heading into the season. With addition of Mike Cameron in center field, moving Jacoby Elsbury to left field to save his legs for stealing bases, and the addition of Adrian Beltre at third base, the Red Sox looked stronger than ever.  Unfortunately however, they are at a dismal 4-8 record to start off the season. The bats are virtually

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silent so when the pitching staff has a good day, which hasn’t happened to often, they aren’t scoring any runs.  They have also been extremely noticeably week at the catching position defensively. Other players are stealing bases at will because the catchers are both slow and inaccurate to second base, and the Red Sox pitching coach does not believe in the “Slide step,” designed to help hold the runners on. If the Red Sox don’t get their act together they are going to fall too far behind the league leaders in Tampa Bay and New York.

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