Man, the Sox are looking good right now, but it looks like there is some controversy that is brewing before the home opener tomorrow. (If you are in Middlebury, catch it on ESPN 1490 at 1:35) The debate is over the closer position in the Sox pen. Keith Foulke is coming back after a disappointing year, and scopes on both of his knees and hasn't pitched well yet early in the season. Johnathon Pappalbon on the other hand is pitching very well, and seems to have the inside track on the closer position. Now, if JP does end up being the closer, what happens to Foulke? Does Francona turn him into the setup man, or does Foulke get traded for a prospect or two?
Overall, I am impressed with the way the team is playing. With the new infield of Youk, Loretta, Gonzalez, and Lowell, I was more than a tad bit concerned, but they have played very well. Coco Crisp(One of the best names in baseball) is playing well in center, and adds some speed on the bases as well.
Stay tuned, as it looks like I am developing a live call in show for the Sox down at WFAD in Middlebury. Now, this should be a BLAST!!!