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Now that I think about it, a split of this series would be fine as well. It would keep the Rays at bay, even if there’s only 1.5 games of breathing room left.

  • The Rays are always a challenging opponent. Now, they’re being propelled by an influx of great young talent, and Tampa Bay is becoming a serious threat to the Red Sox in 2013. (Why Red Sox Should Really Fear Rays)

So you’re telling me Lester finally learned how not to use his cutter? What?