Put away your magnifying glass
It was almost as if manager Terry Francona was foreshadowing the early bump in the road his team would encounter when last Sunday at Fenway he spoke of how everything gets magnified early in the season.
Here the Red Sox are, stumbling over their first four games, losing three of them. Only Kevin Youkilis has come out of the gate thriving.
But there are clearly no reasons to panic. This roster remains stacked and it’s just a matter of guys setting into their grooves.
Obviously, today is an important day with Brad Penny making his Red Sox debut. Penny should be a crucial piece of this rotation and perhaps ond of the best bargains in baseball if things go as the Red Sox hope.