Peter Gammons, Tom Caron Break Down Red Sox’ Early Struggles

Peter Gammons, Tom Caron Break Down Red Sox' Early Struggles The Red Sox have played only nine games thus far, but many Boston fans are ready to push the panic button after the team’s 4-5 start.

NESN insider Peter Gammons joined Tom Caron on Saturday’s edition of Red Sox Gameday Live to discuss the Sox’ disappointing start.

Gammons understands its a 162-game season and compares this year’s start to the beginning of the 2009 campaign.

“The Red Sox, Minnesota, the Angels, the Phillies, and the Rockies all had losing records [on April 17 of last year],” Gammons said. “These things do take some time.”

David Ortiz has hit .172 in eight games this season, and Gammons thinks Red Sox officials will take their time to evaluate his performance.

“They’re not going to make a decision on David Ortiz’s season based on this point in the season,” Gammons said. “He has to have at least a month.”

It’s a long season, and Gammons understands the Red Sox will improve.

“There are a lot of things that can happen,” Gammons said. “There are a lot of people on this team that are gonna hit that haven’t hit.”

Check out what else Gammons and Caron had to say below.

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