5 questions that could be answered in Red Sox spring training
Five key questions in Red Sox spring training
Nearly five months after they were eliminated by the Houston Astros in the ALCS, the Boston Red Sox are finally back. They’ll kick of the spring training slate with a Thursday matinee against the Minnesota Twins, beginning a marathon stretch of 19 games in 20 days.
Even though these are just exhibition games, Red Sox Nation should be ecstatic to see the club back in action.
Let’s be clear here, however: The results of these games don’t matter. Players view spring training as a way to get their timing and bodies ready for the regular season, not as a chance to win the Grapefruit League. Even if the wins and losses are meaningless, though, doesn’t mean that we can learn from the games.
Let’s take a look at five questions that could be answered in Red Sox spring training.