The problem, obviously, is that there are far more questions than answers – and the clock is already ticking. The Red Sox have now finished last twice in three years, five times in the last 11. They are 194-190 over the last three seasons and 278-268 over the last four, and we all know the oldest truth.
If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse.
As such, the rest of the American League East (and then some) has passed them by.
Above all else, here are the biggest and most frequent questions Red Sox fans have asked these last several months: what is the direction of the franchise? Where is this all going? And the answer: we don’t know. And that uncertainty is extremely unsettling, which makes the next 3-6 months one of the more pivotal times of the John Henry-Tom Werner ownership era.
Over the last couple of days, Red Sox officials answered an array of questions regarding the many questions facing the team. Here are the unanswered ones that should concern you the most.