The Boston Red Sox played their best baseball when they needed it the most this season.

The Red Sox are heading back to the playoffs as the American League East champions thanks in large part to their 19-8 record in September, including their 5-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.

Hear what NESN’s Tom Caron, Steve Lyons and Jim Rice said about Boston’s September run in the video from “Red Sox Final” above.

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