Boston Red Sox: If the Red Sox are able to reach the postseason, look no further than Manny Ramirez's ninth-inning, game-tying solo home run over the left field wall. Ramirez's long ball sparked Boston to a 4-2, 10-inning win at the Coliseum that once again placed them ahead of Oakland in the playoff chase. Entering Thursday's game, the A's were 58-0 this season when leading after eight innings and had won a preposterous 185 games in a row when taking a lead into the ninth.
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