Wild Card Race
I hope we witness some special surprise ending with the Red Sox this week.
Boston’s 17th loss in 22 games enabled Tampa Bay to finally pull even in the duel for the league’s final playoff spot.
The Tampa Bay Rays moved into a tie with the Boston Red Sox for the wild-card lead, beating the New York Yankees 5-2.
With seven games to go in the season, can the Red Sox quickly turn their losing ways around? Or will they simply limp the rest of the way and hope to reach the postseason?
John Tomase from the Boston Herald spoke with Toucher & Rich Tuesday about Carl Crawford and John Lackey as the Red Sox struggle to make the playoffs.
The Boston Red Sox open their final homestand of the 2011 season Tuesday night in a state of panic.