FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Chris Sale, Nathan Eovaldi, Eduardo Rodriguez and Martin Perez. After that who is going to pitch in the Red Sox' starting rotation is a mystery.
It could be one guy or it could be a bunch of 'Openers' filling the spot. As we sit here, Red Sox interim manager Ron Roenicke is not locked into any specific approach.
"I really haven’t figured out with our personnel what would be a better way to do it," he said. "We’ve been talking with Chaim (Bloom) and BOH (Brian O'Halloran) and figuring what the possibilities are and I think we’re just going to play this out in spring and see what we have, we know the different options we have to go through. If you do an opener, if you just do one opener you have to figure out ok whoever that person who comes in, how does he fit in in those days between when that opener goes his fifth turn again. I think if you have a couple of openers it may be easier because you can actually set up something where you have two guys that fill in on these two days. So I’ll have to figure