Boston Red Sox: The Best and Worst Performers in the 3-Game Sweep by Texas

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Boston Red Sox: The Best and Worst Performers in the 3-Game Sweep by Texas
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Hopes were high for the Red Sox before the season started. There was talk of a World Series title and even of reaching the almost-impossible 100-wins mark.

Then Opening Day rolled around. The Sox travelled to Arlington to face the defending American League champion Texas Rangers. It was a mauling.

The Rangers teed off on Boston pitching, drilling 11 home runs in the three-game sweep and outscoring their opponents 26-11.

The Red Sox are 0-3 for the first time since 1996. Of course, it is still to early to panic, and besides, it was not all bad news. So here is a run down of some of the best and worst performers in the Opening Weekend series.

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