Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 8/6/13
Photo from NESN Conor Frederick Contributing Writer Right now, the Red Sox are in the thick of a heated division battle with the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles. That Yankees aren't included in this because their luck seems to have run out. Their captain, Derek Jeter probably will have a minimal role to play and Alex Rodriguez...well, you know. No point in reiterating it again. Basically, two of their best players seem like they're done for the season (well, one is and the other seems like he won't play due to injury). Barring a miracle, the Yankees are no longer major players in the division race, unless you count a race to finish ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays. So, I'll go through the two things I think the Red Sox need to worry about in the race for their postseason race. The first thing the team needs to worry about in my books is wasting good outings. Last night was a perfectly good example. John Lackey struck out 10, and the Sox still lost. To the Astros, no less. Le...
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