With more than a month of baseball now in the books, analysts and fans alike can look at the sampling size available and make predictions on how individual players and teams will track throughout the remainder of the season.
Sure, anything can happen. Slumps and streaks are a part of the game, but if it’s not something related to a player’s mechanics, often times what you see is what you get.
In Boston, the question being asked is: What are we seeing with Josh Beckett and what are we going to get out of him for the rest of the year?
With seven starts already behind him, the remainder of the season is looking brighter than a Citgo sign in Kenmore Square, and here’s why.