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Playing Pepper: Predicting the 2016 Red Sox Season

It is late February which can only mean one thing, time to play pepper with Daniel Shoptaw of Cardinals Conclave. Every year Daniel asks a handful of bloggers for each MLB team a series of questions about the upcoming season. It is an honor to be part of the Red Sox contingent for the third straight year. Here is a link to see how all of the Red Sox bloggers answered his questions. Below are the questions and how I answered them. Thanks again to Daniel and Cardinals Conclave. What are your thoughts on the team’s offseason? Did they do what they needed to do? The Red Sox needed an ace and they went out and got an ace in David Price. This moves does leave a bitter taste in my mouth because I am reminded how bad they messed up the Jon Lester situation. That is water under the bridge though. They have an ace again and that is good. The bullpen also needed reinforcements and they got that and then some with the additions Craig Kimbrel and a very underrated Carson Smith. I worry about their…