Coming off a 93-loss season last year, the Boston Red Sox already look much better in 2013, having won five of their first nine games. However, not everything is clicking on all cylinders yet, and some of the team’s coldest starts of the season will continue as the year progresses.
Despite early optimism, there are also points of concern. Looking at statistics and trends, there are some early struggles that won’t be fully corrected as the season goes on.
Less than two weeks into the season is a small sample to gauge, but contrasting these starts with existing evidence gives a good idea of what to expect moving forward.
Click through to see what cold starts won’t warm up with the temperatures as the season plays out in Boston.