Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/10/13
The hottest start of a Red Sox team ever in April flamed out quickly entering the month of May. Of course there are many reasons why, a bad throw here, a bad call there but really it comes down to the players. So far we have gotten what we expected out of the players on the Sox roster, Pedroia's automatic, maybe a little more than we thought from Naploi and the starters for the most part have been there for us. But I think there are three players/positions that have really let us down and are frankly holding back the potential of this 2013 team. Let's go through these disappointments together shall we. 3) Closer: I know you'll immediately say well it's only because of injuries that the closer role is weak for us right now. But that's exactly right, ownership knew Joel Hanrahan was injury prone and signing an older player always comes with a risk. Now your'e thinking well Andrew Bailey was pitching well prior to injury, and yes your right again. However, coming off an injury from la...
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