According to a poll of 110 MLB players, the Red Sox are seen as the third 'biggest mess' in baseball. That's saying a lot, since the only two teams ahead of them were the Marlins and the Astros. The ESPN The Magazine Poll was anonymous and yielded the following comment by one NL pitcher, "The Red Sox will be a disaster." Care to guess which NL pitcher with the initials 'J.B.' made that assessment? So, we are not alone in our pessimistic view of the fortunes of the 2013 Carmine Hose. National writers, evaluation websites and now players.