Light's still hurting, Wendelken gets an introduction, and Betts is still hitting.
Andrew Bailey has had a couple rough outings out of the bullpen lately, which have led some to look elsewhere for players to pitch the ninth inning. This a ludicrous idea, and extremely premature.
While his bat has been a pleasant surprise, there was never any doubt about Jose Iglesias' fielding ability. Now the major question is how to get that wonderful glove on the field.
The Red Sox have a ton of talent in their minor-league system, throughout every level and at many positions. Where they may be most stacked, though, is with their pitching in the upper levels.
Barnes nearly turns things around, Britton does turn things around, and a new pitcher is added to the updates.
Some of the biggest problems for Felix Doubront this season have come when he gets ahead of hitters. We take a look at why
Jose Iglesias is performing at an unexpectedly high level at the plate right now, and the team needs to find ways to keep him in the lineup. Luckily, it shouldn't be too difficult.
Iglesias is mashing and fielding as well as anyone, but it won't be Middlebrooks losing his job to him.
It might be time to start thinking about a Bogaerts promotion, and more from Boston's Double-A affiliate.