The Boston Red Sox may have lost eight of their last 10 games, but with a 22-16 record, thety only trail the New York Yankees by two games and the Baltimore Orioles by one game in the AL East.

With a quarter of the season in the books, the Red Sox still have plenty to prove in one of the toughest divisions in MLB. Nevertheless, there have been several bright spots mixed in with the bad and multiple signs of hope for this team going forward, such as its pitching staff.

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