One former major leaguer believed Koji Uehara would turn out to be a reliable closer -- which he has been since earning the role -- even when the right-hander was starting in Baltimore. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)
Another part of the Red Sox that has been rolling during the second half is the pitching. This surge is all too familiar for one Red Sox coach. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)
Rob Bradford explains why this year's Red Sox are built to avoid any late-season, 2011-esque collapses. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)
Mike Andrews from SoxProspects.com outlines who's in line for a September call up. (Mike Andrews; ESPNBoston.com)
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