Sunday, August 22, 2004

Sad season over for sad Sox fans

I generally stay away from emotional posts because reading the feeling-laden posts that dominate other blogs, I believe they don’t offer any genuine insight.

That said, there’s no escaping it today. If the Sox lose, they’ll fall below .500 and could slide to eight games back in the standings. The season is over.

Instead of worrying about calculating postseason odds or down-the-stretch match-ups, I’ll be spending the rest of the year focusing on what shape the Sox roster will take next year.

Some players that will be playing for jobs next year…

Ben Davis
Jon Garland
Jose Valentin
Ross Gload
Carl Everett
Timo Perez

The performance of these guys down the stretch will in part determine if they’ll be wearing Sox uniforms next year.

Here’s to next year.

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