Sunday, September 08, 2002

Wish Upon a Star

"We still have a chance to make the playoffs," offered lefthander Casey Fossum, who threw a masterful six innings, improving his record to 4-3.

I'm less optimistic than Casey Fossum, unless he's talking about the '03 playoffs. Something tells me we are going to pinning a lot of hopes on this skinny kid's shoulders next year.

Though I'll admit to clinging to this one last fantasy for this year: While 99.9% of fan and media attention turns away from the Red Sox and toward the Patriots, it allows the team to loosen up a bit and … let's just leave it at that.