Boston Red Sox Have Their Backs Against the Wall

Posted: 10th October 2009 by Sean Kennedy in MLB
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TeamáHoping History Is On Their Side Once Again á The Red Sox possessed the third most potent offense in the Majors this year. You'd hardly know it judging by the first two games of the ALDS. The Sox totaled just eight hits (four each game) and one run in the two games in Anaheim. They were simply handcuffed by Angel pitching. The Red Sox 5-0 loss in Game One was their first playoff shutout since a 4-0 defeat at Cleveland in Game Two of the 1995 division series. The Sox had six baserunners but none made it past second base. Last night theyáadvanced just two runners past first base. What's happening?á The Red Sox started six players who batted at least .284 during the regular season. There really aren't any holes in the lineup that Terry Francona put on the field in Anaheim. Yet, the ...

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