Recent success leads us to wonder if Doubront has finally figured out his early season issues.
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.
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
Jackie Bradley Jr., CF Year Age Tm Lg Lev PA 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS 2013 23 Pawtucket IL AAA 101 8 1 2 3 1 13 19 .341 .440 .529 .969 3 Seasons 716 51 5 12 ...
Iglesias is mashing and fielding as well as anyone, but it won't be Middlebrooks losing his job to him.