Red Sox offseason overview - with the Boston Globe's Gordon Edes
His numbers last season don’t argue for him to be part of a platoon -- only 1 of his 11 home runs came off a lefty -- but until his plate discipline improves that’s his likely role. Defensively, he showed terrible instincts in right field, but was better in center. Whether that can be reversed remains to be seen, but Wily Mo, who turns 26 in January, will very much be in the mix.
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His numbers last season don’t argue for him to be part of a platoon -- only 1 of his 11 home runs came off a lefty -- but until his plate discipline improves that’s his likely role. Defensively, he showed terrible instincts in right field, but was better in center. Whether that can be reversed remains to be seen, but Wily Mo, who turns 26 in January, will very much be in the mix.
(Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)