Originally written August 09, 2013 on RedSoxLife:
Ben Whitehead Contributing Writer As the intensity of the Major League Baseball season begins to heat up, the Boston Red Sox have positioned themselves as one of the favorites to claim the American League pennant. Going forward, there are still a few question marks, none bigger than the rotation. Red Sox Nation received a minor scare when John Lackey rolled his ankle on the Minute Maid Park turf, but all indications are that he will be just fine. Clay Buchholz is still nursing a neck injury and appears to be on track to rejoin the club in the next few weeks . Buchholz threw a 27-pitch bullpen session and a day later threw some long toss and said he felt fine. That leaves us with Jon Lester, as the supposed ace. And there’s the question mark. Photo courtesy of the AP Local media outlets are already beginning to question whether or not Lester would or should be in the starting rotation this postseason. Lester began the season 6-0 and with a microscopic ERA, then proceeded to g...
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