Originally Posted by gosox41
I also think the cooler weather in April and September hurts a team a lot more when it lives and dies by the long ball. When was the last time the Sox had a great April? When was the last time they started the season better then 2-0? My selective memory goes back to 2000 for a team that seemed to come out swinging well offensively.
2000 was before the Sox brought in the fences, when it still played "neutral." They had bigger gaps, which helped their roster full of doubles hitter.