Enduring the New York Yankees losing the first game of the 2013 season to the Boston Red Sox was not fun.
Will Middlebrooks – Boston – 2013 Navy Alternate (Photo credit: BaseballBacks)
How the Yankees succeeded in sustaining the depressing mood felt during the 2012 ALCS is beyond me.
Opening Day is the only game in the 162-game season that every fan-base is assured baseball happiness so it hurt.
A GLIMPSE OF THE RED SOX’S FUTURE:
Over in Beantown, Red Sox fans surely had a ball watching not only their team beat-up the Yankees but getting a first glimpse of a bright future.
The Red Sox starting line-up featured two prospects that put their talents on display.
One, a 24-year old third baseman named Will Middlebrooks, and the other was Jackie Bradley, a 22-year old outfielder.
Middlebrooks made his Red Sox début last season after only playing 16 games in Triple-A, which many thought he would need a full season before coming up full-time.
But with Boston still reeling from the disaster ...