Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 7/30/13
Conor Frederick Contributing Writer We are into the second half of the season, and the AL East is tight. Without any further ado, I will be taking a look at three players in this division that could change the outcome of the division race in their team's favor. Clay Bucholz, Boston Red Sox - To me, the ultimate success or failure of the Red Sox will depend on his return. When he get's back, I'm sure he would tip the scales enormously in our favor. He has been our ace when he's been healthy, and he was a large part of our early success. If he had stayed healthy, I'm sure he'd be going win for win with Matt Scherzer of Detroit right now, given the way his season was going before he had all of these problems. It's hard to tell, though. What isn't hard to tell is that he gives the Red Sox rotation a massive boost and gives us an edge in the postseason race. Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles - True enough, the guy hasn't been hitting that many home runs in the second time, but he is the ...
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