Originally posted on Fragile Freddy's  |  Last updated 1/19/12
The Boston Red Sox generate about as much attention as any major sports team in the country.  With the exception of the Yankees, Montreal Canadiens and probably a few college football teams the Red Sox get a level of coverage and scrutiny that is rarely exceeded. As a result this leaves little in the way of the unexpected.  Every year we see that notion dismissed though with Daniel Nava and Matt Albers recent examples of under the radar players who had key roles the last couple of years. With that in mind I want to consider a few players who warrant a bit more attention than they seem to be getting as we are just one month from pitchers and Molinas reporting (h/t Will Carroll). RHP – Michael Bowden The eternal prospect Bowden is out of options.  The Red Sox will have two choices, bring him North with the club or expose him to the rest of Major League Baseball for the waiver fee where he almost surely would be lost. Bowden is still just 25 years old and while he ha...
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