Familiar foes Red Sox, Angels endure

After some trying times, teams meet again

Originally Published: October 5, 2009
By Peter Gammons

They keep coming back to each another, this week for the fourth October in six years. There are those who think that they have seen this too often and that having the Angels and Red Sox beat up on each other is simply fattening frogs for snakes in anticipation of a meeting with the Yankees in the American League Championship Series. But the 2009 meeting is not some season-ending rerun. From the tragic (Nick Adenhart) to the unimaginable (David Ortiz going homerless until May 20), from the painful ...

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