By four season games, Boston Red Sox pitchers have endured one of the worst start-ups for staff lately, but manager Alex Cora does not regret relieving the staff's load during spring training. You saw what happened last year. That was the same plan, "said Cora after a 10-8 loss from Seattle Mariners Sunday, Boston's third defeat in four season-opening matches." Whoever doubts us [after] what we did last year. I mean this year? Check out what happened last year. "It would be tied to most of the teams in the first four games in the last 10 years, although this season Arizona Diamondback was even worse, allowing 42 to go through four games. 19659002] The Red Sox started with 13.20 ERA, the worst for each start-up team in four games in the last 1
On the opening day, the sailors tagged Red Sox as Chris Sales for the seven runs he had allowed in the game since August 2017 for only three innings on the way to winning 12-4. was also ineffective by giving up three times, the same number he refused in all 54 innings in the regular season with Boston last year.
On Saturday, Mariners also came to Eduardo Rodriguez for six runs in the 4⅓ innings. defeat on Sunday Boston Rick Porcello failed to get out of the third inning after retreating nine runs, though only bands In all 2018, the Red Sox players had only 12 games in which they declined at least five winning runs for less than five completed innings.
Cora, despite his insistence that his long-term plan is the right move, he said he still expects his beginners to perform better than in Seattle.] "We expect them to throw the ball independently. We did the same last year and Chris went [six innings] to Tampa, five to Miami. I do not know why people are suddenly, "It's a bad program." It worked last year. Everyone was cool when the start-ups climbed in October and came out of the ball and became a rover. It is easy to suppose now that we did not do well here. The Boston Circuit, which allowed only six runs at 18 innings in Seattle, and only one move in the last three games.
"The only positive outcome of the whole weekend is the crisis," Cora said. "They did a great job."