The Red Sox will count on nothing of the sort. Instead, with Josh Beckett, Jon Lester, and Daisuke Matsuzaka ahead of him in the rotation and Clay Buchholz and Michael Bowden getting ready behind him, the Sox will not be relying on Penny. They will, though, take what they can get, especially if that resembles at all the Penny of 2006 and 2007 rather than 2008.
What Does Amalie Know?
Tim Wakefield's name is conspicuously absent from today's story on Brad Penny by Amalie Benjamin. Is this just an oversight?