Red Sox Vs. Angels: 2009 ALDS Preview

Posted: 7th October 2009 by The Sportmeisters in MLB
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By Ryan of The Sportmeisters About The Boston Red Sox: The 2007 World Series Champions Red Sox look to regain their title after Tampa Bay knocked them out of the ALDS last season. They come in as the AL wild card, clinching it with a 95-67 record. This is a much different team than the 2007 Championship squad, but they have the tools to get back there. It starts with their pitching, behind Josh Beckett (17-6, 199 Ks) and Jon Lester (15-8, 225 Ks). Look for either Daisuke Matsuzaka or Clay Buchholz to get the Game 3 start. Jason Bay is the new Manny Ramirez, and has shown up the former star quite well, with a .267 average and 36 home runs in 2009. He once again takes the pressure off of David Ortiz, who after struggling, bounced back with 28 home runs and 99 RBIs. Mid-season acquisition Vic ...

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