Red Sox 2024 Opening Day roster projection 1.0: Star addition for rotation arrives

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Red Sox Opening Day infield

  • Triston Casas (1B)
  • Vaughn Grissom (2B)
  • Trevory Story (SS)
  • Rafael Devers (3B)
  • Connor Wong (C)
  • Bobby Dalbec (INF)
  • Pablo Reyes (INF)
  • Reese McGuire (C)

Boston's infield spots are certain — Triston Casas had a great season last year, Trevor Story has been the subject of much hype from reporters, Rafael Devers is Rafael Devers, and Connor Wong catches runners stealing at a high clip.

The Red Sox acquired Grissom from Atlanta through the Sale trade and he's projected to be the everyday second baseman despite spending almost all of last season in Triple-A. News broke that the 23-year-old is experiencing a hamstring injury, but he's projected to be able to play by March 1.

Cora has given his vote of confidence to Dalbec this offseason and believes the 29-year-old has a real shot at making the team. Pablo Reyes is Boston's best option for a backup infielder and he strikes out far less frequently than Dalbec.