Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 11/17/14
The Guru Contributing Writer With the Boston Red Sox nine games up on the Rays and 10 games to go , not even Bobby V serving up Popeyes and Budweiser could derail this team from winning the American League East. Unless the Sharknado hits Boston, the Sox will start their World Series quest Oct. 9 at Fenway Park. The Sox will have decisions to make when it comes to the playoff roster. The playoffs are a different kind of animal when it comes to assembling a team. The marathon is over and the sprint has begun. With the Red Sox needing to trim the roster back down to 25, let's play manager - who's in, who's out and what should the Red Sox roster look like for the ALDS. The Lineup 1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF 2. Shane Victorino, RF 3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B 4. David Ortiz, DH 5. Mike Napoli, 1B 6. Daniel Nava, LF 7. Jarrod Saltalamacchia 8. Will Middlebrooks, 3B 9. Stephen Drew, SS The Red Sox starting lineup will not be much different than what we've seen through the regular season. Howeve...
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