For the fourth time in nine _years, the Red Sox have finished in last place. However, with some talented prospects, things are looking up. Priority number one is to find a new manager. In this post, we will review How a dismal Red Sox Season Ended on Several Positives.
Dismal Red Sox Season Ends On Several Positives
Search For A New Manager Since 20012 the Red Sox has gone through four managers. This year the victim was Ron Roenicke. Roenicke guided the organization to a 24-36 record. Fourth worst record in the Majors.
For starters, the club added more depth to the organization. Prospect Tanner Houck was dominating in three starts. While posting a 3-0 record Houck solidified himself as a starter, next year.
As the season progressed, the team added Christian Arroyo, Yairo Munoz, and catcher Deivy Grullon from St. Louis.They made trades.The team sent favorite Mitch Moreland to San Diego. In return, the Red Sox Received prospects Hudson Potts ss/ and outfielder Jeisson Rosario.
Several managerial candidates are Jason Varitek, Sam Fuld/Phillies James Rowson/Twins bench coach, Matt Quatraro/Rays bench coach, Luis Ureta Columbian baseball coach. Myself personally I think it will be Rays coach Matt Quatraro.
Restocked System Since Chaim Bloom took over, the organization has restocked. With a thin depth chart, the team is ready to promote its younger players. The most recent was Tanner Houck. In three appearances Houck dominated opponents. Finishing 3-0 he is in the starting mix next season.
Other names to monitor are Jay Groome/pitcher, Bryan Mata Pitcher, Jeter Downs 2b/ss. Hudson Potts/ss. Also, Jarren Duran outfielder. Look for Chaim Bloom to trade anybody this offseason.
No Player Is Untouchable With a poor showing last season, no player is untouchable. That includes Rafael Devers, Xander Bogaerts, and JD Martinez. Overall, the fan base is dwindling.
Conclusion The year 2020 was different. The virus reduced the season to 60 games. Players had to be tested daily. Travel was limited. Teams like the Marlins canceled games. Yet, the season went on. The performance in 2020 was ugly to say the least. There is a reason for optimism next year.