Originally written January 31, 2013 on RedSoxLife:
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With Spring Training less than a month away, the Red Sox 40 Man Roster should be fairly set until the end of camp. I'll take this opportunity to review the entire roster. Lets face it, there's not much else going on.  If you look up "#5 starter" in the dictionary there should be Felix Doubront's stat line from 2012.  In 29 starts he gave the club 161 innings of work that was by and large a tick below average.  He did all that can be expected of a back-end starter:  he gave the club a chance to win games.  Despite his below average ERA and WHIP, the Red Sox were 17-12 in Doubront's starts. Felix Doubront had a solid 1st full season in the Red Sox Rotation. Doubront only had 15 Quality Starts last season.  This was due in large part to his inability to pitch deeper into games.  Doubront only exceeded six innings in seven of his starts.  His strikeout and walk rates were both high causing him to run up high pitch counts.  Doubront's control is aver...
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