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Breaking Down Red Sox Backups by Position
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If there's one thing the Red Sox know a lot about, it's injuries. With a handful of players starting the season on the disabled list and other players that could be considered injury prone, the Red Sox will likely need to call upon their bench a decent amount—especially if history repeats itself.

Last year, 26 Red Sox players had 34 disabled list stints.

Depth is important on every team, but do the Red Sox have much of it? Boston spent most of its offseason recruiting goodwill to change the clubhouse dynamic, with less focus on actual talent.

Now that the final roster is out, let's break down each position to see what Boston has for backups. 

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