3 Former Red Sox that Boston Will Regret Letting Walk in 2024

The Red Sox showed a handful of familiar faces the door this MLB offseason. Unfortunately, Boston will likely regret letting these three players walk the most.

The Red Sox will regret letting Justin Turner walk in free agency.
The Red Sox will regret letting Justin Turner walk in free agency. / Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/GettyImages
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3. OF Adam Duvall

Adam Duvall has always been a solid player, but injuries have prevented him from reaching his potential. It's no coincidence that he was named an All-Star and won a Gold Glove in two of the only three seasons where he played 150 or more games.

The Red Sox hoped that Duvall would put his injury woes in the rearview when they signed him to a one-year deal last winter, but that wasn't the case, unfortunately. The former Louisville Cardinal was limited to just 353 plate appearances over 92 games due to a wrist injury suffered just two weeks into the year.

Even with injuries proving to be a roadblock, Duvall still found some success in his 10th MLB season. He tallied 21 HRs (second-most since 2017) with 58 RBIs, 22 walks, and a .247/.303/.531 slash line. Had he stayed healthy, Duvall would have been on pace for 37 homers and 102 RBIs in 162 games.

Furthermore, that's without mentioning the new career-high 119 OPS+ he recorded.

I get if the Red Sox were hesitant to re-sign Duvall due to his injuries, but there's no denying the positive impact he had on the lineup. The 35-year-old outfielder is still a free agent at the time of writing, leaving time to tell where he'll continue his career.

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