Originally posted on FenwayNation  |  Last updated 9/13/13
By any rational accounting, the Red Sox are in superb shape to win the AL East and host the opening two games of the Divisional Series starting on Friday, October 4th. That's by any rational accounting. But this is Red Sox Nation. With membership you check your 'rational hat' at Gate B's Buckner/Dent Memorial Hat Check Stand. It's Friday the 13th, the Yankees are in town for a three-game set, and the Red Sox are coming off a tough 4-3 loss that would have really put the nail in the Rays' coffin. But it didn't. And there are 14 games left. And September 2011 is way too fresh a memory. But, come on, it's a cakewalk from here. We might even get 100 wins. Of course, if The Evil Ones sweep us here.....
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