Sure, one week is nothing in the grand scheme of a 162-game season. But after a long spring training, we've finally gotten a legitimate feeling for how the 2013 Red Sox look.
How do they look? Not too shabby.
A Yankees sweep would have been better, but taking two out of three against the Pinstripes—no matter how injured and pathetic they may be—is never a bad thing in Red Sox Nation.
Then the Sox moved on to another division opponent, going another 2-for-3 against the Jays in Toronto and capping the week off with an inspiring 13-0 shutout.
After one week of baseball, the Red Sox are 4-2—their strongest start since 2008—and first place in the AL East.
Here's a list of five things we learned about the Red Sox in the opening week of the season.