Let's say it's the bottom of the ninth and the Boston Red Sox are down two runs to the New York Yankees, or there's two outs and no men on base in the 12th inning of Game 7 in the ALCS. Who are you going to be hoping and praying is stepping up next to bat?
In other words, who can Red Sox fans depend on to be clutch when the game or season is on the line?
Some players might be an obvious nomination, while a few others could surprise us in 2013.
Here's a look at five Red Sox players who could be difference-makers between victory and defeat or between September and October.