Just when it seemed the Boston Red Sox couldn’t get any lower than fried chicken and beer in the club house, the baseball world witnessed Jon Lester’s career-worst 11 runs against Toronto, Daniel Bard’s transition from the bullpen to the starting rotation and Josh Beckett’s golf game.

Though the pitching staff is not fully to blame, the latter are reasons to why the Boston Red Sox generated their worst record since 1965 and first 90-loss season since 1966. Former pitching coach turned manager, John Farrell, is ready to take on the task to rejuvenate some familiar faces, add to the roster and size up potential prospects to make sure the Sox will be a threat on the mound this season.

Here is a preview of what to expect in 2013. 

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