Red Sox
Before we get to the pitchers, a quick disclaimer: While Bill James played a large role in the hitting projections, “The Bill James Handbook” points out that James does not play a role in making predictions on pitchers. The projections that follow are from other sabermatricians. We included only the starting pitchers and closer in this gallery, and there were no projections available for Dice-K or Jonathan Papelbon (at least not as a closer).
A note on pitchers
Before we get to the pitchers, a quick disclaimer: While Bill James played a large role in the hitting projections, “The Bill James Handbook” points out that James does not play a role in making predictions on pitchers. The projections that follow are from other sabermatricians. We included only the starting pitchers and closer in this gallery, and there were no projections available for Dice-K or Jonathan Papelbon (at least not as a closer).
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