Red Sox v. Seattle Mariners in a battle of top teams
Last night didn’t go the way that the Red Sox would’ve liked especially with the positive results this team has seen so far in 2021, but it’s time to turn the page. We can all bang our fists on the table about the team’s most recent loss but it won’t do us any good, plus I don’t know how much more frustration I can expel. It’s time to look toward the future and the means the Seattle Mariners and the final four games of the current homestand.
Seattle was atop the AL West until the Oakland A’s decided they didn’t want to lose a game ever again and now find themselves 0.5 games back in the standings. The Red Sox currently find themselves two games clear of the second-place Tampa Bay Rays and have a chance to lengthen that lead.
Over the course of the season, we’ve seen multiple players step up to the plate bot literally and figuratively to bring Boston to 12-7. Despite the few bumps in the road along the way, this team has been lights and day different from the club we saw in 2020.
The starters have been controlling the opposition while keeping the Red Sox in games. The relievers have been closing the door and not allowing unnecessary runs to cross the plate. And the offense has made it feel like there isn’t a single deficit that they can’t overcome. With that said, I think there are three players that we should pay extra attention to in this upcoming series at it feels like they’re about to jump off against Seattle.