From last Thursday, Jerry Remy's story proves "the world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It's a very mean and nasty place and I don't care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it."*** (Richard McCarthy; MassLive.com)
The Red Sox have made Fenway friendly again. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald)
Brian MacPherson looks back the Red Sox past ALDS rosters dating back to 2003. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)
A colleague of MacPherson looks at another aspect of the postseason: home-field advantage. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal)
Alex Speier explains why the Red Sox will look a bit different in the future. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)
For those Bill James disciples, Daniel Poarch outlines the best Red Sox game scores from this season. (Daniel Poarch; Fire Brand of the AL)
Future Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez will be returning to baseball this October, in a different capacity of course. (Associated Press via ESPNBoston.com)
***I'll love you forever if you can name from where I got this quote.