Five Reasons Why The Red Sox Will Be Even Better In The Second Half Of The Season

Dayne DurantiCorrespondent IJune 24, 2009

Five Reasons Why The Red Sox Will Be Even Better In The Second Half Of The Season

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    BOSTON - JUNE 11:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a home run and celebrates against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park on June 11, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Big Papi is back to his old form

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    ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 14:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox walks in the dugout after grounding out for the final out with the bases loaded in the 12th inning against  the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on May 14, 2009 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Califor

Bay Day

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    BOSTON - JUNE 11: Jason Bay #44 of the Boston Red Sox makes contact against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park on June 11, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Dice K in the post seaon.

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    ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 10: Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka of the Boston Red Sox follows the action against the Los Angeles Angels during the eight inning at Angel Stadium April 10, 2009 in Anaheim, California. Angels won, 6-3.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty I

Lester, Beckett, Wakefield and Papelbon

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    NEW YORK - MAY 04:  Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Boston Red Sox deals a pitch against the New York Yankees on May 4, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 6-4.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tessie

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    BOSTON - JULY 1: A general view of the 'Green Monster' at Fenway Park on July 1, 2004 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)