Boston getting ready for the Rays
The city of Boston has no illusions about this weekend. Red Sox Nation figures that its team needs to take at least two of the three games between the Sox and Rays at the Trop to have any shot at the postseason. Boston Globe baseball columnist Tony Massarotti writes:
Now, unfortunately, time is short. There is little benefit in treading water. The Red Sox either have to make their move or suffer the consequences.
Click here to read Massarotti's entire column. Click here for a video of Globe writers Dan Shaughnessy and Chris Gasper talking about this weekend's series. Click here for some comments from Red Sox players about the importance of this series, especially from Boston's perspective. Finally, click here from a Red Sox notebook from the Boston Herald.