Boston Red Sox 2019 blame game season is about to begin
By Rick McNair
The Boston Red Sox failure for 2019 means we may run short of fingers on finger-pointing. Just who has the level of responsibility?
How they can turn on you in just a few months. The blame game has been underway for the last few months as the Boston Red Sox have been sliding like sneakers on a sheet of ice all season. They managed to get untracked after a disastrous April, but have been – to be kind – inconsistent. The blame game was in semi-hibernation but with the dwindling chances of a playoff spot, the game has surfaced.
The most significant part of the blame game is the finger-pointing at just who is or should be designated patient zero in what has passed as a follow-up to a championship season. There were some new faces on the roster and a few old ones that were elsewhere, but the core remained and there certainly was an opportunity to replace the departed.
Let’s take a look at the possible suspects in what has become a convoluted mess. Everyone has a share of this baseball pie, but one, in particular, should rise to the very pinnacle of responsibility.