As the regular season draws to an end the Boston Red Sox have a slight concern heading into the postseason. Who will grab the third slot in their playoff starting rotation?
The Boston Red Sox are finally taking hold of the number one spot in the American League East. They swept four games from the New York Yankees this weekend, looking like the type of team that could make a deep run into the playoffs.
After a Monday night victory over the Baltimore Orioles they lead the division by four full games with just 12 games remaining on the schedule. The offense continues to produce, but there are still concerns, even as they look more and more like a legitimate World Series contender.
Is their starting pitching good enough to carry them through to October? Let’s take a look at the six pitchers they’ll have to choose from when constructing their postseason starting rotation.