The Boston Red Sox recovered from a disastrous start to the season to emerge as one of the best teams in baseball. At 55-35 they are in first place in the powerhouse AL East and poised for a return to the playoffs, if not further.
So what will the second half of the season hold in store for the Red Sox?
Will Adrian Gonzalez continue to lay claim to the title of best hitter on the planet? Will Carl Crawford bounce back and play like the $142 million man we all know he's capable of being? Will Boston players ever stop landing on the disabled list?
These answers to questions like these will help determine if the Red Sox are playing baseball in October, or watching it. Here are my 10 predictions for the second half of the season.