Series preview: Red Sox vs. Phillies
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Preseason oddsmakers expected a Boston-Philadelphia World Series, but this week the two league giants will square off in a three-game set at Citizens Bank Park for the first and last time of the season to conclude interleague play. The Red Sox are one game behind the Yankees in the loss column and the Phillies hold a five-game lead ahead of the Braves.
In this series preview, we'll analyze the strengths and weaknesses of both teams and break down the pitching matchups. Scroll all the way through to get informed before making your series prediction.