Photo by Kelly O'Connor of

Photo by Kelly O’Connor of

The day has arrived. My nerves have already been worn down so much, I can’t feel my left arm. Is this even good for my health?

  • You can hate him all you want, but Joe Maddon was right on the money: these two teams would face each other in October. That’s slightly terrifying. (Maddon’s prediction proved correct)
  • The ALDS is a five-game series. That leaves a lot of results to random luck & variance. Gotta keep steady with what they’ve done to get here to win. (Three keys to success for Sox in ALDS)
  • Sure, the new guys get a lot of time in the limelight, whether it be beards or homers or both. In the end, it’s the old core that kept them going and got them here. (Restore The Core)

That’s one way to make out a lineup.