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The wildcard race is heating up, with just under three weeks left for teams to solidify their positions. The Red Sox are playing the best baseball at the moment, but John Tomase still explains why we can feel okay about their chances. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

Rob Bradford can see the path for that result as well, and lays it out at WEEI. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

But in a race this close, there are certainly reasons to feel both optimistic and pessimistic. Here are the cases for both. (Marcus Kwesi O’Mard; NESN)

But if you were to ask the manager, he certainly believes there’s another hot streak left for this team. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald)

One of the reasons to feel good about the Red Sox is that their pitching staff is finally getting back towards full strength. They need it for this stretch run. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe)

Boston will presumably be looking to add some more talent this winter. Here’s who could be headlining the trade market. (Jim Bowden; The Athletic)

In the latest MiLB prospect team of the week, the Red Sox had multiple players make it. (Jonathan Mayo;