Red Sox loving LA as Boston wrap up World Series

Posted October 29, 2018

Joe Kelly struck out three straight pinch hitters and Sale, originally scheduled to start Game 5, fanned three more in the ninth.

Roberts, who doesn't have a contract beyond this season, has caught flak for a number of his decisions in this series, which the Boston Red Sox lead 3-1.

"I've been through a lot the three years I've been there but this is why I came". "We're world champions. To be able to be open up next season at Fenway Park with the ring ceremony and everything that goes along with it and to drop the banner for the 2018 world champions, that would definitely - I would love that".

"Top to bottom, a complete team effort, " J.D. Martinez said of the Red Sox domination in October. He gave up a two-run homer to Kike Hernandez and gave up a single to Justin Turner, but avoided any further damage.

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He was 8 for 28 (.286 batting average) with three home runs and nine RBIs in the four-game NL Division Series against Atlanta and the first three games of the NL Championship Series against Milwaukee. He walked off the field clapping his glove and tapping his chest.

David Price has allowed just two hits since David Freese's leadoff homer, retiring 11 in a row through the sixth.

Alex Cora became the seventh different manager to lead the Red Sox to a World Championship.

Pearce gave Boston a 2-0 lead they would never relinquish with a two-run blast in the first and added a solo shot in the eighth. Only the 1998 Yankees (125) and the 2001 Mariners (120) captured more games. At one point, they were down 4-0, but Pearce helped start a rally in the eighth and ninth innings. UFC president Dana White, wearing a navy blue Red Sox jersey, was spotted as well.

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Despite all the good David Price had done in his stellar career that started with the Rays, the rap was that he couldn't win the big one.

That, Price said, was a relief.

"I would definitely love it", he said.

In the World Series, Machado was far from alone in underperforming. "To answer that question in spring training day and day and day and day, and over and over and over and over, anytime it got to September, playoffs - I hold all the cards now". It's definitely a weight lifted off of me for sure. "And when I came in it, was having fun and laughing, everyone was together and talking baseball".

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