Red Sox bold predictions for 2016
By Sean Penney
We have some bold predictions about the Boston Red Sox that could happen in 2016, no matter how unrealistic they may seem.
This is the time of year where everyone is making predictions about the upcoming season, which most of the time are relatively safe bets. Why? Because we want to look back at the end of the season and feel a sense of accomplishment that we were right.
That’s not the case here. We want our predictions to be bold.
Anyone can guess that David Price will strike out at least 200 batters, as he’s done so in four of the last five seasons. That’s boring. While few pitchers reach that lofty strikeout total, we expect that type of elite production from Price. Why else would the Red Sox be paying him $30 million?
Instead our goal is to make predictions that aren’t as likely to happen. We aren’t aiming to make out of this world statements that have no chance of happening, like Price finishing with a 34-0 record. While our predictions may seemingly be unlikely, they all come with explanations of why they remain feasible.
With that in mind, let’s make some bold predictions about the Red Sox for the 2016 season.
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