Baseball — America’s National Pastime — is rich with unwritten rules tradition. You don’t bunt with two strikes, your power hitter bats cleanup, and your starters pitch every fifth day.
Now that the Boston Red Sox are pulled off the patented “worst-to-first-to-worst,” they’ll be breaking one of those rules.
Red Sox manager John Farrell announced this past weekend that it looks like the Sox will close out the last month of the season with a six man starting rotation. The crew of Clay Buchholz, Rubby De La Rosa, Joe Kelly, Allen Webster, Brandon Workman and Anthony Ranaudo will each take the hill every sixth day, in what will essentially be an audition for a spot in the 2015 five man rotation. Continue reading Red Sox Switch to Six-Man Rotation »