Through 80 games this season the Boston Red Sox have already used 11 different starting pitchers. That’s an average of using a new starter just over every seven games.
The starting rotation’s issues with injuries and inconsistencies has been arguably been the biggest issue for the .500 ballclub this season. It’s a spot that would make sense to add at if the Red Sox are going to be buyers at the deadline. While They’re not going that far just yet, they did make an addition on Wednesday.