While the emphasis on run prevention -- and the role sabermetrics play in the front office's thinking -- can be fascinating ways to consider the Red Sox, we here at Boston.com and the Globe also recognize that some of the new stats are not accessible or appealing to every fan. Sometimes the fun debates about the player and the game can be lost in the numbers. So here are a few more traditional questions about the 2010 season we think you'll enjoy weighing in on, from your pick for the AL MVP to your choice as the 2010 World Series champ, with 18 questions in between. Before each of your votes, Boston.com's Tony Massarotti
and Chad Finn
will give you their picks in each category. Got it? Good -- play ball!
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