Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Boston Red Sox

Injures are obviously the story here, but 2011 contract issues loom

Originally Published: September 30, 2010
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Getty ImagesPapelbon and Martinez had more to talk over this year than in most Beantown summers.

Kiss 'Em Goodbye is a series focusing on MLB teams as their postseason dreams fade -- whether in September (or before), the League Division Series, League Championship Series or World Series. It combines a broad overview of this season from Buster Olney, a take from Baseball Prospectus, a look toward an immediate 2011 move courtesy of Rumor Central and Kevin Goldstein's farm system overview. You can find all the teams on one page by going here.

Now, it's time to kiss the Boston Red Sox goodbye.