The Boston Red Sox are entering the 2023 season with a lot of question marks.
Though they have been active in the free agent market, fans have had mixed reactions about the offseason.
Despite some solid offseason moves, the team did lose Xander Bogaerts to the San Diego Padres.
A big question mark is how the lineup will produce with Bogaerts gone and Trevor Story down with an injury.
The team does have plenty of left-handed bats, including the newly signed Masataka Yoshida, Alex Verdugo, Rafael Devers, Jarren Duran, and top prospect Triston Casas.
On Twitter, one Red Sox writer pondered how manager Alex Cora will construct the lineup with so many left-handed bats.
It’s gonna be fun to see how Alex Cora navigates the Red Sox 2023 lineup construction with so many LHHs.
Here’s my best lineup if the season started today:
— Big Sox Guy (@BigSoxGuy) February 1, 2023
With four lefty bats, the team could be at somewhat of a disadvantage when facing left-handed pitching.
Fortunately, they added Justin Turner and Adam Duvall to the mix.
The Red Sox also have Enrique Hernandez and Adalberto Mondesi, both of whom are switch hitters and could provide production from both sides of the plate.
This could help them when they go up against lefties.
Still, there are a lot of different ways Cora could go about constructing his lineups for the 2023 season.
Things will of course get a little bit easier if and when Story comes back from his elbow surgery.
Until then, Cora may have to try a lot of different things.
The Red Sox do have some solid offensive pieces that could help give them a boost while they wait for Story to return from his injury.NEXT: Photo Shows An Iconic Red Sox Moment