Looking back, we probably should have seen it coming.
Nothing has gone entirely to plan for the Red Sox this year, so on the day of Carl Crawford‘s return to the lineup, it was perhaps fitting that David Ortiz was hurt and is out of the lineup on Tuesday. While Papi’s injury might not be too serious, it’s another blow to a Red Sox team that’s overcome injury after injury all season long.
Now, NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette is hoping someone can step up for the team like they’ve been doing all season long. Hopefully, they’re used to it by now.