The Red Sox are on the ropes, leading the Tampa Bay Rays by only a half game as they enter the second game of their double header against the Yankees. All of Boston holds their breath as the beloved Sox crumble before our eyes…but hope is not yet gone. With precious few games left, every contest alters the race significantly.
Win tonight and Red Sox Nation lets out a sigh of relief. Lose, and it’s heart attack time in Beantown. Either way, it’s important to remember that sport is about constant competition. Nothing is over until it’s…well…over. Regardless of this game’s outcome the race will come down to the wire. Keep the Faith Boston fans. This Wild Card spot is still up for grabs, and the Red Sox are still in pole position to win the race.