Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Red Sox Will Open Season With Three Lefties In The 'Pen

Robby Scott (Getty Images)
Red Sox manager John Farrell announced on Wednesday afternoon that reliever Robby Scott had made the Opening Day roster. This means that the club with go North will three left-handers in the bullpen—Scott, Robbie Ross, Jr. and the immortal (and aptly-named) Fernando Abad. Given all the pitching injuries this Spring (hey, Red Sox medical staff, nice shoulder rehab work!), this reliever configuration is probably not all that surprising. Again, pitcher health could be the deciding factor in whether this team seriously contends or not. Stay tuned!