Today was a day for the young guns: Jon Lester, fresh off kicking cancer's tail pitched into the 7th inning, giving up two runs.
Jacoby Ellsbury got his first MLB Home Run today, as well as saving Lester's bacon with this catch here, plus running to the Bermuda triangle of Fenway to chase a ball down.
With Papelbon, Moss, Okajima, and Pedroia contributing to the cause today, it was readily apparent that the future stars of Fenway are more than able to step up and step in.
For these kids to come into a pennant race and be VALUABLE contributors to the club, not just filler for the bench, is a testament to Theo and his crew of young baseball junkies.
As a fan of the team, seeing this much quality waiting in the wings is a great thing to witness.
The Future is indeed bright.
Back to a 6 game lead: all you doubters may now come in off the ledge.