1. Surround yourself with several Pabst tall boys.

2. Finish one can for every run given up by either Wake or Lackey.

3. If you are still conscious by 10:00pm tonight, we’re hopefully one step closer to the playoffs.

4. If you wake up tomorrow afternoon in your shed, sans pants, wearing clown make-up and handcuffed to Tom Caron, the Red Sox are likely done for the season. But, on the bright side, you’re engaged to one of NESN’s brightest stars.