Answer: Yes. You’re looking at him. Mookie Betts is a blast to watch. He’s going to be a good one — already is, actually. But Xander Bogaerts, despite these rookie-year peaks and valleys and peaks again, remains the cornerstone.
Also on this week’s lineup card, Steve Silva, Adam XII and I discussed whether Derek Jeter will play his last game at Fenway Park, and what our watching habits are in the waning days of the season. Please listen if you would.