There’s still plenty of snow on the ground, but the Red Sox will begin their season for real in Philadelphia on Monday afternoon. (3:05 pm) Predictions on the performance of the team are all over the place, with some predicting a return to the top of the AL East, with others insisting this isn’t a very good team.
Some baseball preview articles to sort through:
I’m sure the wording is a coincidence, but in the Globe staff predictions, these two really stood out to me.
AL East: Orioles – Most consistent starting rotation, great player in Manny Machado.
AL East: Red Sox – Consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
Curt Schilling: Boston Red Sox lack true No. 1 in rotation – Bill Doyle has the former Red Sox pitcher, now with ESPN, saying that Clay Buchholz doesn’t want to be an ace.
For Final Four, you can channel your rooting interest – The NCAA Final Four is this weekend, and Chad Finn looks at the setup by Turner which allows fans to watch team-specific broadcasts. He also has some NESN news.