After a career year in 2019, Eduardo Rodriguez had to step away from the game while dealing with COVID-19. As he makes his return, can he pick up where he left off?

After an offseason of uncertainty for both the league and the team itself, the Red Sox 2021 officially began on Wednesday when pitchers and catchers reported to Fort Myers for Spring Training.

This year’s club enters spring training with a number of questions to be answered. For the second year in a row, there’s significant player turnover as Chaim Bloom transitions the roster from Dave Dombrowski’s group to his own. On top of that, returning players are trying to bounce back from what was, for a number of reasons, a wildly untraditional season.

Who is in the best position to benefit from these changes? Will Alex Cora’s presence help those who struggled in 2020 bounce back? And what are the some of the new names to know? Let’s get into it.

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