Red Sox should have the edge

Originally Published: October 4, 2009
By Pedro Gomez | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- For the third straight year and the fourth time in six years, the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Angels will hook up in the first round of the American League playoffs.

History, however, has not been kind to the Angels in this rivalry. The Red Sox have won each time these two clubs have met, and just for good measure, the one time they met predating the wild-card era -- in the 1986 AL Championship Series -- the Red Sox overcame a 3-1 series deficit to shock the Angels by ...

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