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Rays make a statement at Fenway

Four-game sweep makes you wonder whether Red Sox can keep up with these kids

Updated: April 20, 2010, 11:57 AM ET
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

BOSTON -- Tell yourself that it is early. Tell yourself that the Red Sox have played just 13 games, and unless it's after the All-Star break (or you happen to follow the Baltimore Orioles), 13 games cannot tell you much of anything about a baseball season -- especially on April 19.

The Red Sox are 4-9, their worst record after 13 games in 15 years, the weird old days of 1996, of Jose Canseco and Kevin Mitchell, the final year of Roger Clemens, another transition year when nothing quite fit ...

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