Eighteen pitchers appeared in at least 10 video games for the Red Sox in 2018. Exactly half are still with the organization. Sixteen Red Sox hitters got at least 65 at-bats in 2018. Once again, precisely half are still with the organization.

Amongst the left are 2 Cy Young winners, an American League MVP, a World Series MVP, a potential Hall of Fame closer and a fan-favorite utility guy (2 if you count Eduardo Nunez). It’s no wonder the sensation around this group is a lot various than it was 2 years ago.

While much of the 2018 lineup remains in location– consisting of key gamers still in their prime– the turnover has been considerable, and it reveals in the middle-of-the-pack expectations that surround this group less than a week prior to Opening Day.

How did the Red Sox fall from runaway World Series champs to an almost universal choice to complete 3rd in the department? The response remains in the rosters. Here’s a take a look at the primary Red Sox gamers in …