The Red Sox enter the second half of the season with a record of 43-43, good for last in the AL East. Although they're only 2.5 games out of the second wild card spot, they'd have to finish ahead of four teams that currently have better records, and two that are also 43-43.
The odds are that the Sox won't make the playoffs. And even if they do, their pitching this year has been below average. It's hard to see them making much of a run deep into October.
If it doesn't work out for the Sox this year, there will almost certainly be a shake-up. For a team that ranks in the top five in payroll, mediocrity is not acceptable. The following slides show a number of ways the Sox can improve and rebuild for the 2013 season and beyond.