Boston Red Sox Spring Training Preview - Pro Sports Fandom
The Boston Red Sox won the 2018 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games. This was the first World Series title for Boston since 2013. Alex Cora was in his first year as manager last season. They were the best team in baseball all year long and won over 100 games. The Red Sox will be the hunted this season. Their rivals the New York Yankees also won 100 games last season and Boston took them down in the ALDS. Boston will look to be the first team to repeat as MLB Champions since New York three-peated in 1998, 1999, and 2000. The Boston Red Sox will have one of the best rosters in baseball again this season. Sandy Leon will be the starting catcher. Christian Vasquez and Blake Swihart will compete for the backup catcher job. Rafael Devers will be the starting third baseman, Xander Bogaerts will be the starting shortstop, Dustin Pedroia will be the starting second baseman, and Mitch Moreland will be the starting first baseman. Brock Holt, Eduardo Nunez, and Steve Pearce will be the key backups on this roster. The starting outfield will be Andrew Benintendi, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Mookie Betts. [...]