Tale Of The Tape: 2013 Red Sox vs. 2014 Red Sox
BOSTON (CBS) — The defending World Series champs aren’t doing a very good job defending last year’s crown, as they sit six games back in both the American League East and in the Wild Card standings.
The 2013 Red Sox caught a lot of people off guard with their worst-to-first finish, and many thought there would be a bit of a decline in 2014. But not many saw the 37-44 record the Red Sox currently own at the mid-way point of the season. There have been injuries and lots of under-performing, and even a blown call or two, but it’s looking like October baseball is in jeopardy in Boston.
So let’s compare where the 2013 Red Sox were and where the 2014 Red Sox are 81 games into the season: