ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Indians manager Terry Francona recently said that what he’d like to see for next season is to keep all of his players but go deeper into the postseason. Good luck on either front.
Looking at the Red Sox warming up before Tuesday night’s Game 4 of the American League Divisional Series against the Rays, it was interesting to imagine how different the team could look next season.
The same challenges that will face the Indians will face the Red Sox – trying to keep a good team from disintegrating. That’s because players become free agents, or they get hurt, or they don’t perform as well as they did the previous year. Every team has the same problem. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.