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Two things worth noting came out of this sweep of the Chicago White Sox. One - the Red Sox started to build some momentum headed into the month of September, which is stacked with crucial Al East match ups. By the way, that includes the final home stand made up exclusively of Al East opponents (3 each against the Yankees, Orioles, and Blue Jays).
The second thing of note that happened is David Ortiz broke his 0-22 slump during the series. He went 5-9 and drove in 6 runs in the series. That sends a message loud and clear to the rest of the AL East: David Ortiz is back and that means trouble for the rest of you. Big Papi's bat is the piece of the puzzle that will push the Sox over the top in the AL East race, and lead us to a division title. He may not be displaying the power yet in breaking out of this slump, but hopefully that part will come back with confidence. Papi is just breaking out, and it will take a coupl...