BOSTON (CBS) – It was another not-so-successful outing for a member of the Red Sox’ starting rotation on Monday night. Though the Sox did win the game, Joe Kelly allowed five runs over six innings, including a three-run first.
Kelly was able to recover, striking out 10 batters and limiting the damage, but with each passing day the rotation only looks worse. The unit ranks dead last in MLB with a 5.84 ERA among starters. They rank 24th in walks allowed, 16th in batting average against, and 22nd in WHIP. In terms of wins and losses, the rotation is just 6-6 on the year.
Though the Sox are still managing to win games, the rotation does not appear to be built for success. So, Adam Jones was asked on Monday night’s “Buy Or Sell?” whether the Sox will make a change to their rotation by next month.
“I buy that,”…
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