We're through the first week of June, and even though the Boston Red Sox still sit in the bottom of the tight AL East, they've made a lot of progress since their slow start to open the season.
Their pitching is much improved and the replacements for many of the injured Boston stars have played surprisingly well.
To say that the Red Sox have no chance to make the playoffs at this point in the year is asinine. There’s even a relatively good chance that they go into the All-Star break with a lead in the AL East.
If they plan on leading the most competitive division in baseball, they have to keep playing the way they have over the last month. That being said, there are several important upcoming series for Boston that they need to play well in.
Here are the five most important series that Boston will play before going into the All-Star break.
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