How worried should the Sox be about the second half? The Boston papers are practically gushing about their prospects. Now that’s scary!
Nevertheless, the Sox do open up an extended homestand against non-AL East opponents, a good combination for a hot streak that could open some serious ground between them and those pesky Yankees. After three games without real baseball, I’m more than ready for the resumption of play — and I bet this team is too. It’s Lester on the hill, continuing his quest to replace the bittersweet memory of Aaron Sele in our minds.