POLL: Plurality Rate Red Sox Infield Defense 'Only Fair'
Early voting in our latest FenwayNation Poll shows that a plurality of readers (39%) think that the 2016 Red Sox infield defense will be "only fair". As the chart shows, a total of 45% believe the defense will be either "only fair" or 'poor'. Just under one-quarter (23%) consider the infield defense to be "excellent", while another 32% think it will be "good". Thus, by a fairly narrow margin of 55% to 45%, readers have a positive assessment of the defensive capabilities of Hanley Ramirez, Dustin Pedroia, Xander Bogaerts and Pablo Sandoval. You can still vote in the poll HERE.