Ranking The 2009 Playoff Teams By Swagger

Posted: 7th October 2009 by Andrew Sexton in MLB
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I could type about offense, pitching, and defense until my fingers bleed. IÆd rather talk about something that matters far more in October: Swagger. Swagger is pitching on three days rest. Swagger is the Jeter flip. Swagger is the bloody sock.

These rankings arenÆt about talent. Lincecum has talent, Longoria has talent, Greinke has talent. TheyÆre all playing golf right now. This is about heart and guts and everything else that it takes to win consistently in October. á 1. Boston Red Sox

Boston is filled with veterans who know how to win. The clubhouse may not always be hunky-dory, but winning is winning and the Red Sox do a lot of it. Even perennial choke-artists like J.D. Drew have come to Boston and suddenly found their swagger, as Drew did in Game Six of the epic 2007 ...

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