Austin Romine

Yankees-Red Sox: Round One Starts Tuesday

Yankees-Red Sox: Round One Starts Tuesday

It's all in the perception. The Yankees and Red Sox come into this first meeting of the season Tuesday at Fenway Park with nearly identical records. But based on spring expectations, the Red Sox loaded and the Yankees rebuilding, one team is off to a slow start, the other off to a fast start. Some players can be considered overperformers, some underachievers at this early point.

Here's a look at the surprises, pleasant and otherwise, for both teams through three weeks.

Red Sox (11-8)


Andrew Benintendi – The highly touted rookie hasn't homered since Opening Day, but he's hitting a .347 and sharing the...