One year ago today, October 4th, 2012, Bobby Valentine was fired as the Boston Red Sox manager. Today, October 4th, 2013, the Red Sox open the American League Division Series in Fenway Park against the Tampa Bay Rays, in a best of five series. What a difference one year makes!

The Red Sox have set their ALDS Playoff Roster. Rosters are set before each playoff series begin.

LHP Craig Breslow
RHP Clay Buchholz
RHP Ryan Dempster
LHP Felix Doubront
RHP John Lackey
LHP Jon Lester
LHP Franklin Morales
RHP Jake Peavy
RHP Junichi Tazawa
RHP Koji Uehara
RHP Brandon Workman

David Ross
Jarrod Saltalamacchia

SS-3B Xander Bogaerts
SS Stephen Drew
1B Mike Napoli
3B Will Middlebrooks
2B Dustin Pedroia

CF Quintin Berry
LF-1B Mike Carp
CF Jacoby Ellsbury
LF Jonny Gomes
LF-RF-1B Daniel Nava
RF-CF Shane Victorino

DH (1)
David Ortiz

Red Sox Playoff Games may be heard on WDEA AM 1370 with Joe Castiglione and Dave O'Brien and on 92.9 The Ticket with ESPN announcers.


(Source - Boston Globe)