Gribin: Offseason Transaction Rankings

7. Best Infield in MLB?

The Boston Red Sox sign infielders Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez

The Red Sox had an incredibly disappointing year this last year, after winning the World Series the year before. Part of this was due to a pretty weak infield that was short on an everyday SS and 3B and was without Mike Napoli for a good portion of the year. These problems have been solved with these new acquisitions. However, one problem does arise from these signings. The SS and 3B side now has three player to fill two positions. It won’t be easy for either Ramirez or Xander Bogaerts to learn left field, but to fill in an outfield that will already include veteran all-star Shane Victorino, and “Puig 2.0” Yasmany Tomas.

2015 Stat Predictions: Ramirez- .270 BA, 25 HR, 85 RBI, 13 SB (All-Star)

                                         Sandoval- .285 BA, 18 HR, 70 RBI

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