Originally Posted by Foulke You
Still too early in the season to make that declaration. There seems to be a lot of parity in the AL so far this year with nobody running away with anything. While I agree that the Sox are hardly favorites to make the postseason, with two wild cards in play, it is too early to concede a season in April and quite disappointing to miss having your ace go up against the division favorites. The Sox injury bug has really been contagious this year.
To even be in the conversation for the playoffs the Sox need to make a 25 game improvement over last year. I'd be thrilled to see a 15 game improvement.