Last year he split time between the minor leagues, the Angels, and finally the Cubs slashing .274 / .335 / .416 over his last 162 games.
The last three years has seen him splitting time mostly between the minor leagues until injuries invite his call up or trade to a major league start. His power at the plate has faded, though he remains a tough strike out.
A quick look at the starting rotation and bullpen should make one think that maybe it's time to throw out a net for some pitching upgrades.
Why are they ignoring pitching improvements over position depth?
Raising 2020 ticket prices, shedding talent, and surrendering before it even starts is not the Red Sox way. There's a chance we might see Fenway Park not selling out as the Red Sox fail to make another run at the postseason.
Maybe the Red Sox have thrown in the towel on the 2020 season at the projected 85 wins?
Eric is a contributing writer since 2013 and a true Overseas Fan of the Boston Red Sox living in the Netherlands. He's spent years on baseball fields around the world pitching. His weekends are now spent helping the next generations of pitchers to find their passion and love for the sport. More articles by Eric: https://www.redsoxlife.com/search/label/ericschabell