Originally posted on Boston Sports Media Watch  |  Last updated 9/10/13
With the Red Sox magic number to clinch the division sitting at 12 with 17 games left to play, the team is set to face Tampa tonight looking to drop that number even further. Clay Buchholz makes his (long awaited) return to the mound tonight against David Price as the series opens up in Florida. How good are these Red Sox? So far, sooooooo good – Tim Britton digs into the transformation of this team. Go ahead, think October – You have John Tomase’s permission to think about the playoff roster. Clay Buchholz making timely return – Gordon Edes looks at what we can expect from the pitcher after 94 days since his last start. Middlebrooks providing power Sox have been waiting for – Sean McAdam looks at the renewed effectiveness of the Red Sox third baseman, who has now hit 30 home runs in his first 154 major league games. Brian Butterfield works with Xander Bogaerts a la Derek Jeter – Scott Lauber’s notebook has the Sox third base coach, who worked with a young Derek Jeter in the Yankees...
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