On Thursday night at Progressive Field, the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians will meet for the sixth time in postseason play.

Each team has won two series, with Cleveland also taking a one-game tiebreaker playoff in 1948.

That’s interesting for historical context, but it doesn’t have any bearing on the 2016 American League Division Series.

At one point, this would have been a clash between the Indians’ stable of power arms and Boston’s deep, potent lineup.

Injuries, however, have decimated Cleveland’s rotation, leaving the Tribe to lean on its bullpen and a lineup that raked at home.

How do the two clubs stack up position-by-position, and who will prevail? Let’s take a look.

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