For Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon, the only thing at stake while facing his former team, the Boston Red Sox, is bragging rights.
The Boston Red Sox are looking for a strong voice in a clubhouse that disintegrated in September amid reports of players drinking beer and eating fried chicken during games.
David Ortiz played first base and Adrian Gonzalez was in right field for the Red Sox Wednesday.
Have no fear, Red Sox fans, your team will hit its stride.
What do you do with a player whose presence not so long ago was larger than his numbers? Managers Terry Francona and Charlie Manuel are pondering that very question right now.