At the time of this column's publishing, the Red Sox are one half game up in the Yankees for the AL East division lead. They are currently sporting the second best record in all of baseball. They only trail the Philadelphia Phillies and their pitching rotation made up of superheroes.
That record indicates that the awful start the Sox had at the beginning of this season was an aberration. Totally a thing of the past. Not even a blemish anymore. In fact, I think I'm the only who even mentions that it happened anymore. I'll stop talking about it.
Wait, I lied. I'm going to mention it one more time.
For anyone to have predicted the Red Sox would start out the season 0-6, improve that to 2-10, and finish off April with an 11-15 record, would have been harped by the Nation for making such a bold prediction.
I'm a glutton for punishment. Here are seven more bold predictions.