Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Boston Red Sox
Their pitching will be even better in 2010, but offensive woes persist
Insider's series on MLB teams that are done for the year continues with the Boston Red Sox, who most people expected to beat the Los Angeles Angels -- until they didn't. To see an archive of Kiss 'Em Goodbye, please go here.
Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 95-67, second place
Actual record: 95-67, second place
Rough day for Boston on Oct. 11: Patriots lose, Red Sox get eliminated, New York Giants and Yankees win big.To read Buster Olney's take on what went wrong for the Red Sox and what's next, plus items from the rumor mill, number-crunching analysis from Baseball Prospectus, a draft recap, and whom to watch in spring training, you must be an ESPN Insider.
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Insider and Baseball Prospectus now ask: What went wrong for each MLB team, and what may the future hold? We'll be covering the playoff teams as they're eliminated, and finish off with what the World Series champs need to do to improve (hey, there's always something).