While it’s still early in spring training, the Boston Red Sox have already turned the page on what was a horrific 2012. A new manager and many new players have brought a refreshing change of pace to the beleaguered franchise, and already there have been numerous encouraging signs emerging from Ft. Myers.
While this team is not short on its question marks, fans have to feel good about the fact that it’s been a drama-free two weeks thus far. Injured players are returning to form, and although there have been some minor speed bumps along the way, there have been no Valentine-level disasters to report.
Plenty of intriguing storylines have emerged early on, though, and many more that were raised in the offseason have developed in just a short period. Let’s take a look at 10 talking points from the early stages of Red Sox spring training: