NOVEMBER 8, 2004
In the afterglow of the '04 Series, Boston's leading men prepared for a new role: defending champions.
DECEMBER 6, 2004
The players—and their fans—drew a year-end honor.
APRIL 4, 2005
The archrivals prepared for a new season and a new battle.
JUNE 19, 2006
Big Papi had a big year, with 54 homers and 137 RBIs.
MARCH 26, 2007
Daisuke Matsuzaka prepared to dice up the league.
OCTOBER 1, 2007
It's glaringly clear: Jonathan Papelbon stands tall among baseball's most fearsome finishers.