Boston has a chance to split the four-game series with the Rays tonight, and whether or not they are successful at getting the split; they have a three –game series with the Orioles starting over the weekend. This marks the first of six games remaining against the Orioles, and even though the Sox would love to see the Yankees miss out on the playoffs, they also are trying to win games still. It’s just unfortunate that if they win, they lose, and if they lose to the Orioles, they still lose.
MLB odds for the opening game of this series favors the Red Sox, as Jon Lester will take the hill. On the mound countering Lester will be Miguel Gonzalez. Lester lost his last start against the Blue Jays, and he has only one win in the month of September, all the way back on September 4th.
In Game 2 of the series, Aaron Cook takes the hill, after getting his first win since August 6th this past Monday. Chris Tillman takes the hill for the birds in Game 2, and he has been a machin...