Entering the 2020 Major League Baseball season, it was understood that the Boston Red Sox would struggle with starting pitching.
David Price and Rick Porcello were traded away, and Eduardo Rodriguez opted out of the season after complications from his COVID-19 diagnosis.
But even with Mookie Betts dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers and out of the lineup, on paper, Boston’s offense was anticipated to have a much better year than they actually are.
That hasn’t exactly been the case, but the Red Sox’s young players like Rafael Devers, Bobby Dalbec and Alex Verdugo have been bright spots.
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