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CLEVELAND – While manager Ozzie Guillen often points out that its how you play in September, not May, he has to like the fact that his team was in first place on Memorial Day.

Since the current three-division and wild card formats were utilized in 1995, 64.6 percent of teams in first place on Memorial Day have made the postseason. The last time the Sox were in first place on Memorial Day was the 2005 World Series run.

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