The Boston Red Sox have filled several voids that faced them when the season concluded, but there are still several questions that need to be answered before Opening Day.
From the starting rotation to the bullpen to the infield to the outfield and even to the coaching staff, the Red Sox have made changes this offseason.
Don’t be surprised if the Red Sox make a couple more changes as well. There are still plenty of things that can happen between now and Opening Day, and the Red Sox have to be prepared for anything and everything.
Boston wasn’t as prepared as it could have been the past two seasons and that has led to disappointing campaigns. That’s mainly because the Red Sox didn’t know what to do when problems arose.
Here are some questions for general manager Ben Cherington to ponder before the start of the 2013 season—and hopefully thinking of answers early can help him avoid such problems in the future.