Red Sox Outlook in the 25 man roster
Welcome to Episode 6 of the Backstop Podcast with me, Ovi Muniz.
Spring training has ended and the Red Sox finish with a 16-10 record.
Red Sox Update:
The Red Sox announce the 2021 Roster
1B Bobby Dalbec - rookie - .263 in 23 games 8 HRs
2B Kike Hernandez - 8th season - .240
SS Xander Bogaertz - 9th season - .289 (2019) 52 doubles; nominated MVP three straight seasons.
3B Rafael Devers - 5th season - .279 (2019) 54 doubles, led MLB; not a great spring season.
LF Marwin Gonzalez - 10th season - .261 played with Astros and Twins
CF Alex Verdugo - 5th season - .290 voted 12th in MVP last season
RF Hunter Renfroe - 6th season - .228; Padres and last season with Rays
Christian Vasquez 7th season - .259. Average increases each year and his power.
Kevin Plawecki 7th season - .229 played with Mets and Indians
J.D. Martinez - 11th season - .290 led RBIs in 2018 and total bases
LH Eduardo Rodriguez 4.03 pitch count and staying ahead of batters an issue.
RH Nate Eovaldi - 10th season - 4.27
LH Martin Perez - 10th season - 4.71
RH Garrett Richards 11th season 3.62
RH Nick Pivetta 5th season 5.40
RH Adam Ottavino 11th season 3.53
RH Matt Barnes 8th season 4.08
RH Garrett Whitlock
RH Matt Andriese 7th season 4.57
RH Hirokazu Sawamura 11th season in baseball, first time in MLB 2.82
LH Darwinzon Hernandez
LH Josh Taylor
RH Colten Brewer
RH Austin Brice
Nathan Eovaldi .186 vs John Means .311Bogaerts 2 HR Martinez 3 HRs
? vs Matt Harvey .328 with Bogaerts, Gonzalez, and Renfroe. However, Renfroe struck out 3 of 5 AB
? vs Bruce Zimmerman .278 Hunter Renfroe has a HR against him.